Line 3 Replacement Project (U.S.): Project details
See regulatory information, timelines, maps and more for the American portion of Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement Program.
News Release
June 28, 2018
Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement Project Approved by Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Top 10 Reasons the L3RP is vital to Minnesota and the Midwest
Enbridge’s system is the exclusive pipeline source of crude supply for Minnesota refineries . . . and that's just one reason.
‘Enbridge is doing the responsible thing’ by replacing Line 3
Infrastructure under continuous maintenance needs replacement, Minnesotans tell PUC hearing process
Line 3 Deactivation
Following project completion, Enbridge will continue to monitor the deactivated pipeline and maintain the right-of-way.
Enbridge expansions: What's in it for Minnesota?
Economic growth, local and regional benefits, and reliable energy.
L3RP U.S. infographic: The big picture
Find out what the American portion of the L3RP will mean in terms of jobs, labor income, tax revenue, and the U.S. economy.
Line 3 Replacement Project: Testimonial videos
Find out what U.S. landowners, industry partners, pipeline workers, elected officials, union members and neighbors have to say about the project.
Fact sheets and brochures
Find out more about our projects, our operations, our commitment to safety, and our community involvement.
On Topic
Find out why local businesses support pipeline projects, and get answers to FAQs on our Minnesota projects.
Infographic: Line 3 and pipeline deactivation
Deactivating the existing Line 3 in place, following construction of the replacement line, is the safest and least intrusive option for removing it from service.
Enbridge’s safety culture: ‘They walk the walk; they talk the talk’
Native American business owner tells Line 3 hearings: ‘Enbridge is by far the safest and most meticulous company we have ever worked for’
The lifecycle of an Enbridge pipeline

With proper design, construction, operation and maintenance, pipelines have a very long life. The safety of people, and protection of the environment, is our top priority throughout the entire pipeline lifecycle.

Pipeline construction: Safety and the environment

Safety and reliability are built into Enbridge's energy infrastructure before, during and after the construction process.

Lighting the way for other Native Americans, using a welder’s torch
Interesting career, bright future: ‘There’s a lot of work out there,’ says longtime pipeliner
Community investment
We support and partner with local organizations that champion solutions for safety, environmental and social issues.
Ecofootprint Grant Program

Enbridge's Ecofootprint Grant Program funds grassroots projects near our Line 3 Replacement Project right-of-way that help protect and restore the natural environment.

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In towns like Floodwood, Enbridge’s presence ‘helps schools fund their very operation’
Pipeline property tax payments ‘are the reason that some of our school districts exist,’ says Minnesota Sen. David Tomassoni
Contact Enbridge in Minnesota
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