Pacific Gas and Electric Company officials say crews will be
replacing 11,000 feet of gas distribution line beginning in the
middle of this month.
"The project will improve safety and integrity of the
pipelines that deliver natural gas to homes and businesses in that
Brandi Ehlers is with PG&E. She says crews will install a
new two-inch plastic gas line in the areas of Manzanita Avenue,
Sierra Boulevard, Sequoia Street and more than a dozen other
Ehlers says crews will be installing the new pipe by boring
beneath the street surface to help reduce traffic
"One other thing to note - throughout the project crews
will vent natural gas from the existing pipeline in a safe and
Ehlers says that means you may smell natural gas depending on
which way the wind is blowing. But she says it will quickly
dissipate and not be dangerous.
The work is scheduled to be completed in July.