Workers on a high-voltage transmission tower somewhere not far from Slave Lake. Photo courtesy ATCO Electric. According to company spokesperson Andrea Kuhlmann, tower construction is due to be completed in June of this year. In total, 1,368 of the towers are being built along the 500-kilometre length of the line, at about one every 375 metres.
The Leader asked for permission to tour one of the work sites and take photos, but was turned down.