Biggest B.C. construction project starts in 2020


Ranked by estimated cost of project

Published April 12, 2021. Sources: B.C. government's Major Projects Inventory and BIV research.

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Rank '21 Project name, municipality Project type Description Developer/owner Website Start date Completion date Estimated cost


Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion, Valemount

Natural gas pipeline

Pipeline expansion planned in stages along the existing Trans Mountain Line from Edmonton, Alberta to Burnaby, B.C. A total of 900 km of twinned pipeline would be part of the expansion project

Kinder Morgan

Spring 2020

End of 2022

$4.5 billion


Broadway Subway Project, Vancouver


5.7 km extension to Millennium Line SkyTrain from VCC-Clark Station to Arbutus

B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and TransLink

Fall 2020

Fall 2025

$2.8 billion


Expo and Millennium Upgrade Program, Vancouver

Transportation infrastructure

Upgrades to and expansion of Expo and Millennium SkyTrain facilities and systems and purchase of over 200 new SkyTrain cars

B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and Translink

Q3 2020

Late 2021

$1.5 billion


Pattullo Bridge Replacement, New Westminster

Transportation infrastructure

Six-lane bridge replacement of the Pattullo Bridge including two dedicated bicycle and pedestrian lanes

B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Spring 2020

Fall 2023

$1.4 billion


Fairview Container Terminal Expansion - Phase 2B, Prince Rupert

Port and harbour facilities

Container port expansion to increase capacity to 1.8 million TEUs, Phase 2B will include storage yard increase to 41 hectares and the addition of 2 gantry cranes

Prince Rupert Port Authority/DP World

Late 2020

Fall 2022

$600 million

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