Construction Updates

Several communication mechanisms are in place to provide updates on all Sasol construction activities. The SasolTEXT system delivers real-time updates and information directly to your mobile device. Please visit our heavy haul route page for information on upcoming  and previous transports.

Construction Updates

  • Mon., May 1 - Sun., May 7
    • Intermittent single lane closures on John Stine Rd. and Houston River Rd.
    • Intermittent single lane closure east and westbound on Houston River Rd. near Ann Dr.
    • Shoulder work at the southwest corner of Old Spanish Trail and Prater Rd., not traffic interruptions expected

Ethane Cracker & Derivatives Project Construction Update

  • Progressed to around 64% completion
  • Engineering around 85% complete
  • Procurement of equipment almost 100% committed
  • Bulk materials procurement around two-thirds committed
  • Fabrication of the modules and piping spool pieces is well advanced
  • Site, civil and concrete work nearing completion
  • Heavy haul route improvement 100% completed
  • 270+ heavy haul transports

Milestones Achieved
  • After 18 months, Sasol's 317-foot ethylene oxide wash tower arrives in Southwest Louisiana
  • Rotating traffic signals installed--first of their kind in Louisiana
  • 16 Louisiana businesses strengthened and widened 2.36 miles of roadway in 192,700 man-hours for the heavy haul route

To learn more about these milestone achievements, please visit our project photos and media page.

Last update: April 26, 2017



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