UGI Announces Bloomsburg Infrastructure Project
26 Mar 2018
UGI Utilities, Inc. will begin a natural gas main replacement project in the town of Bloomsburg beginning Monday, April 2. This project is part of the Company’s multi-year infrastructure betterment initiative.
The natural gas main replacement project will take place on a number of streets in central Bloomsburg, including the following:
- Eighth Street from Iron Street to West Street;
- West Ninth Street from Market Street to Railroad Street;
- Market Street from West Seventh to West Ninth Street;
- Iron Street, from East Seventh Street to East Ninth Street;
- Columbia Avenue from Whitman Avenue to West Street.
Construction will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. During these hours, lane restrictions will be in place and traffic delays are likely. Drivers traveling through the area may want to consider alternate routes.
The project is expected to last throughout the summer months.
“UGI recognizes Bloomsburg residents will be inconvenienced during this project. We will work to complete construction in a timely manner,” Robert P. Krieger, vice president of operations, said. “This project is part of UGI’s continuing commitment to provide safe and reliable natural gas service to our customers and our communities. We appreciate the community’s patience and understanding as we make this long-term system improvement. We also thank Bloomsburg officials for their cooperation and assistance in the planning and execution of this project.”
UGI Utilities will spend more than $173 million in fiscal year 2018 to replace approximately 64 miles of natural gas mains and complete a variety of system enhancement projects.
UGI is a natural gas and electric utility company that serves 700,000 customers. Additional information about UGI Utilities is available at www.ugi.com. Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ugiutilities or Twitter: www.twitter.com/ugi_utilities.