The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is an energy provider, a job creator, and a game changer for the tristate area of North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The ACP project team is unwavering in its dedication to safe, quality construction - and just like our jobs will go to Americans, we are committed to producing the pipeline components in America. Our partnership with Dura-Bond is just one example of this commitment.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline will be built using best-in-class engineering and construction techniques. Industry leading scientists, engineers, builders, and designers are working to construct the pipeline while protecting and preserving the natural beauty of West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. Construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is estimated to generate 17,240 jobs supported across the tristate region and $2.7 billion in total economic activity.
Pending regulatory approvals, construction of the ACP is anticipated to begin in late 2017, with the majority of the work completed in 2018 and 2019, and the pipeline in service late 2019. Once construction begins multiple sections, or spreads, will be worked on concurrently, by fully equipped, high skilled teams, each performing their specific sequence or phase of construction along the spread. Approximately 7,200 construction workers will be needed in 2018 and 5,600 in 2019 as the construction is at its peak.