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Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania to Invest nearly $1 million in Washington County as Part of Pipeline Infrastructure Projects

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Natural gas customers in Cecil Township, City of Washington and Canton Township, Washington County will soon benefit from infrastructure replacement projects totaling nearly $1 million, starting early January and lasting through mid-spring.

Cecil Township
Benefiting streets: Millers Run Road, Slatemore Drive
Replacing approximately 3,870 feet of underground pipe
Investment of approximately $447,000

City of Washington and Canton Township
Benefiting streets: Galaxy Drive, Henderson Avenue, Holly Drive, Moon Road, Regent Drive, Vista Road, Windsor Street
Replacing approximately 4,830 feet of underground pipe
Investment of approximately $459,000

Construction will occur between 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Saturday work is possible. There may be temporary lane closures and detours during working hours only.

As part of the projects, customers along the project scope may experience a temporary service interruption. Columbia Gas will personally contact these customers to schedule service restoration. Customers with indoor meters will have their meters relocated to the outside of the premises and their service lines replaced as well. This work will be done at no additional cost to the customer.

All company and contract employees carry photo ID badges identifying them as Columbia Gas employees or contractors. Customers are encouraged to ask for ID before allowing anyone into their home or they can call 1-888-460-4332 for Columbia Gas employee verification.

From 2007 – 2016, Columbia Gas invested nearly $1.35 billion in the modernization and expansion of its distribution system in Pennsylvania. Of that amount, approximately $1 billion was dedicated to replacing 826 miles of priority pipe. In 2017, Columbia Gas will invest approximately $260 million in Pennsylvania, with more than $200 million being invested to upgrade aging underground infrastructure.

About Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania

Media Contact:
Sarah Perry
(724) 884-6731