Construction Alert: Roadwork for Gas Pipe Installment and Replacement

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– Southwest Gas (SWG) is conducting a four-month pipeline installment and replacement project to help ensure reliability of natural gas to the Victorville area for years to go. The project connects the Highway 395 gas system to the Victor Valley gas system. Once connected, both will serve as backup systems to one another. No service interruptions are anticipated.

Project Details:

Phase 1:Beginning September 24, 2019, SWG will install approximately 11,000 feet of eight-inch steel pipeline from Air Expressway & Nevada Avenue to Air Expressway & Adelanto Road. This project will tie pipeline from the Victor Valley gas system into the Highway 395 high-pressure system at Air Expressway and Adelanto Road.

Phase 2:SWG will be replacing four-inch steel pipeline with approximately 12,150 feet of eight-inch steel pipeline from Turner Road & Gas Line Road to Air Expressway & Nevada Avenue. This project finishes tying pipeline from Victor Valley gas system into the Highway 395 high-pressure system at Air Expressway and Adelanto Road.

The two westbound lanes on Air Expressway between Adelanto Road & Nevada Avenue will be reduced to one lane Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Westbouhd motorists should plan for minor delays.

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