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'Serious incident' shuts down construction on NL Hydro’s new transmission line

Published on June 19, 2017

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has confirmed all construction on the new transmission line from Bay d’Espoir to the Avalon Peninsula has been shut down due to what is being called a 'serious incident.'

NL Hydro indicated an investigation is underway.
The incident occurred west of Come by Chance.
“The safety of our employees, contractors and the public continues to be our number one priority,” a statement from the company reads.
More to come.