May 28, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Summit Daily News "CNG extending gas lines over Hoosier Pass"

Caddie Nath:
"Drivers may encounter single- lane closures and brief delays on Hoosier Pass over the next several weeks as Colorado Natural Gas completes a project to extend gas systems to Park County.

Crews are installing a pipeline that will make natural gas services available to residents and businesses in Park County, primarily in the towns of Fairplay and Alma.

“The expansion will not affect CNG's current customers within Summit County, as they are already being served with natural gas,” engineering manager for Summit Utilities, Inc., the parent company for CNG, Leif Lindahl stated in a recent email to the Summit Daily. “This project will benefit potential customers within Park County by providing them an economical and safe energy alternative, one that is regulated by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.”

The service expansion work between Carroll Lane and the top of the pass on Highway 9 got under way May 1 and is set to continue on the Summit County side and along the pass through July 1. The entire project is scheduled to wrap up by November, according to representatives from Colorado Natural Gas.

The private utility is not currently releasing information on the cost of the project, which is to be completed by contractor Tetra Tech, Inc....."  (Read more?  Click title)

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