Gas lines added to work planned in Edgeworth
New natural gas lines and fresh paving could come early next year to some portions of Edgeworth.
Borough leaders already planned to pave roads in 2014, but last month, Columbia Gas officials informed Edgeworth officials of their plans to replace some 7,000 feet of pipe beginning next month, borough Manager Marty McDaniel said.
“This is going to be fairly significant this year,” he said.
Columbia Gas crews will work on Woodland Road, Way Hollow Road, Irwin Drive, West Drive and East Drive, McDaniel said.
“The gas company wants to be in here in January,” he said. “This is moving fast.”
Borough leaders could decide to resurface those roads, in addition to a portion of Chestnut Road, McDaniel said. Way Hollow Road is a state-owned roadway.
Since 2007, Columbia Gas invested more than $400 million to replace more than 2.3 million feet of pipe in Pennsylvania, according to company data. This year, the company planned to spend more than $140 million on pipleline replacement.
Sewickley received about 8,000 feet of new pipe this year, along Walnut Street, Grant Street, Little Street, Fredrick Street, Henry Avenue, Thorn Street, Emery Street, Bank Street, Ferry Street and Elwick Street.
Bobby Cherry is an associate editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-324-1408 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Add Bobby Cherry to your Google+ circles.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.