Line 5: A vital piece of Michigan energy infrastructure since 1953.
In the Straits: 2016 visual inspections

Our biennial inspection program worked as designed

Enbridge’s Line 5 Straits Crossing is safe and fit for purpose, says PHMSA

Pipeline regulator's independent assessment based on 18 years of inspection data

A voice of reason: Enbridge played by the rules on Line 5 span supports

Enbridge acted responsibly in requesting permission to install additional Line 5 underwater supports, writes the Mackinac Center for Public Policy's Jason Hayes.

Underwater inspections reinforce our stringent Line 5 safety standards
High-tech remote vehicles go deep for safety in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac
Safeguarding the Great Lakes

We take special precautions to protect the Great Lakes.

Enbridge complies with Michigan Attorney General’s information request

We’re pleased to cooperate with the State of Michigan to demonstrate the safety of Line 5

Enbridge’s Line 5 Straits Crossing: Safely withstanding the test of time

Like other well-built and well-maintained steel infrastructure around the world, Line 5 was built to last.

About Line 5
A vital piece of Michigan energy infrastructure since 1953.
Line 5 fact sheets and brochures

Read more about Line 5, the multiple safety precautions we take in the Straits of Mackinac, and the line's benefits to the Michigan economy.

Responding to Michigan media

One way we provide transparent and factual information is by having conversations on local Michigan radio stations.

Michigan residents deserve factual information

The residents of Michigan – and their state officials – deserve factual information on Line 5 and the steps that Enbridge takes every day to protect the Straits of Mackinac, the Great Lakes and local communities.

Line 5 inspections

Regular examinations of the pipe, both inside and out.