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Columbia Gas will be replacing pipes in Arlington and South Side Slopes


Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania will be undertaking $2.27 million in pipeline infrastructure projects in Arlington and South Side Slopes. Construction will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Saturday work is also possible.

In Arlington Columbia Gas will be replacing approximately 3,305 feet of underground pipe at a cost of $1,407,000.

Streets affected include: Josephine Street, Arlington Avenue, Bassler Street, Daniels Street, Dengler Street, Devlin Street, Eccles Street, Felmeth Street, Orin Street, Spring Street, Syrian Street, and Zaruba Street. No detours or lane closures are expected during the work.

Construction is expected to take place until late autumn

In the South Side Slopes approximately 1,750 feet of underground pipe will be replaced on Salisbury Street at a cost of $866,000. Columbia Gas warns there may be temporary lane restrictions during working hours only.

Construction will take place until late spring.

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.


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