Metro North Transmission Project
We're facing increasing electricity demand in Metro Vancouver
As population grows in Metro Vancouver, so does demand for electricity. We're planning to build an additional 230 kilovolt (kV) transmission line(s) between Coquitlam and Vancouver, a necessary improvement that will increase electrical transmission capacity and strengthen the reliability of the network.
Our current transmission system is approaching its limit for reliability. Without these improvements, we could see potential outages or service interruptions to many homes and businesses.
This improvement could be built with a combination of overhead lines – using existing rights-of-way wherever possible – and underground circuits in city streets. Modifications to existing substations will be required to support the new line(s).
Grandview Cut cycling & walking bridge pop-up events
Saturday, August 26, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 29, 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
We will be at the northeast corner of Woodland Drive and N. Grandview Highway on the above dates to share information on the design of the new dedicated walking and cycling bridge proposed to cross the Cut from North Grandview Highway to East 6th Avenue at McLean Drive.
The bridge is designed to improve connections for those using the Central Valley Greenway and house a new transmission cable, suspended underneath the structure, as part of the Metro North Transmission Project.
Come by to learn about more about the proposed bridge and let us knoww what you think about the design.