Voices of support: Line 5 Straits tunnel

Public support for our Line 5 tunnel plan has come from elected officials, policy experts, business leaders and media columnists—from Michigan and elsewhere.

The regional impact

The economies of Michigan, Ohio and elsewhere would face immediate and severe consequences if we did not have Line 5.

The Great Lakes Tunnel Project: Investing in Michigan's future

Enbridge is partnering with two world-class firms for construction, design and engineering on this more than $500-million private investment.

Fact sheet: Line 5 Straits of Mackinac tunnel

A Line 5 Straits of Mackinac tunnel would be state of the art, with enhanced safety features that reflect our commitment to protecting Michigan’s natural resources.

Enbridge support vessels now patrolling Straits of Mackinac 24/7

Thermal imaging technology confirms anchors are stowed on all nighttime shipping traffic

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deems Great Lakes Tunnel Project application complete

Enbridge’s permit and approval process for the Great Lakes Tunnel Project is off to a fast start with the USACE determining our application is complete.

Safety. First.

Safety is not just a core value at Enbridge—it’s the foundation of everything we do. Proactively advancing the safety of communities, and protecting the environment, will always be our top priority.

Additional safety measures will reduce anchor-strike risk in the Straits of Mackinac

Trio of extra safeguards will be in place while Line 5 underground tunnel is built

Enbridge submits permit application for Great Lakes Tunnel Project

Enbridge filed the application April 8, 2020, with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

Enbridge's response to COVID-19

We're doing everything we can to protect the health and safety of our employees and the public.