Information on utility work

Construction Projects

Great Plains Natural Gas has several large PVC pipeline replacement projects planned for this summer. This is part of an ongoing program to ensure our customers safe and efficient natural gas service now and well into the future.

As a result of this construction, you may see some disruption of your normal traffic routes during the day. This construction activity will be kept as minimal as possible and will be cleaned up daily. Customers within the area of the replacement will receive a letter with information about the construction. See below for more details about construction in your area.

  

Pelican Rapids, MN, Pipeline Replacement Project

Great Plains Natural Gas will be replacing existing gas mains and services in the city of Pelican Rapids beginning May 1, 2017. The project is expected to take approximately six to eight months, weather dependent. Below is a brief description of work process for current and non-GPNG customers:

 Current GPNG Customers

  • GPNG will flag proposed service route for replacement
  • Utilities will locate all existing facilities in area
  • GPNG will install new gas main/service
  • GPNG will disconnect existing service line and meter located at each premise
  • GPNG will reconnect meter set upon completion of new service line installation
  • GPNG will require access to residence to manually inspect natural gas facilities and sewer clearances IF clearances cannot be determined in the field
  • GPNG will coordinate a time to perform appliance relights
  • If natural gas service has not been utilized since January 1 of 2015 GPNG will not replace existing service line
  • The existing service line will be permanently retired
  • If interested in natural gas service at a later date contact 1-877-267-4764 for more information

 Non-GPNG Customers

  • If interested in natural gas service contact 1-877-267-4764 for more information
  • Non-gas customers may see locate flags in or around their properties due to location of utilities in the city right of way
  • GPNG may require access to residence to manually inspect natural gas facilities and sewer clearances IF clearances cannot be determined in the field

 MAP OF PELICAN RAPIDS PIPELINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT AND RELEVANT PHASES

Clarkfield, MN, Pipeline Replacement Project

Great Plains Natural Gas will be replacing existing gas mains and services in the city of Clarkfield beginning August 1, 2017. The project is expected to take approximately three months, weather dependent. Below is a brief description of work process for current and non-GPNG customers:

Current GPNG Customers

  • GPNG will flag proposed service route for replacement
  • Utilities will locate all existing facilities in area
  • GPNG will install new gas main/service
  • GPNG will disconnect existing service line and meter located at each premise
  • GPNG will reconnect meter set upon completion of new service line installation
  • GPNG will require access to residence to manually inspect natural gas facilities and sewer clearances IF clearances cannot be determined in the field
  • GPNG will coordinate a time to perform appliance relights
  • If natural gas service has not been utilized since January 1 of 2015 GPNG will not replace existing service line
  • The existing service line will be permanently retired
  • If interested in natural gas service at a later date contact 1-877-267-4764 for more information

Non-GPNG Customers

  • If interested in natural gas service contact 1-877-267-4764 for more information
  • Non-gas customers may see locate flags in or around their properties due to location of utilities in the city right of way
  • GPNG may require access to residence to manually inspect natural gas facilities and sewer clearances IF clearances cannot be determined in the field

 Clarkfield Pipeline Replacement Project Phases

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