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Accelerated Gas Main Replacement Program

Accelerated Gas Main Replacement Program

We are replacing gas pipe line throughout Colorado

Project Overview

Xcel Energy continues to replace 600 linear miles of natural gas pipeline throughout Colorado. Nearly 100 linear miles are in the Denver metro area, with the remainder being throughout the state. This work will result in continued reliable gas service for current and new customers.

A week before work starts, residents and businesses will receive a brochure describing what to expect during construction and a letter from the project manager that includes a 24/7 contact phone number for that project.

Boulder

SiteWise Corporation is performing the following natural gas pipeline replacement work from mid-April through  June:

• 18th Street between Cascade Avenue and Baseline Road

The general hours of construction are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. SiteWise Corporation has a representative available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 720-587-7359 to discuss any concerns or to answer any questions. Xcel Energy also is available at all times at 1-800-895-4999.

K.R. Swerdfeger Construction is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline on the following Streets:

• Bluebell Avenue from 19th Street to Broadway Street
• 20th Street from King Avenue to Bluebell Avenue
• 21st Street from King Avenue to Bluebell Avenue
• 22nd Street from King Avenue to Mariposa Avenue

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in early April and anticipate completing work by late June. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

 However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays. We will replace the natural gas pipeline on the following streets:

• Bluebell Avenue from 13th Street to 18th Street
• King Avenue from 17th Street to 18th Street
• Mariposa Avenue from 15th Street to 17th Street
• Columbine Avenue from 15th Street to 17th Street
• 15th Street from Columbine to Bluebell Avenue
• 16th Street from Columbine to King Avenue
• 17th Street from Columbine to King Avenue
• 18th Street from Columbine to Abbey Place

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in early March and anticipate completing work by early June. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

• Bluebell Avenue from 19th Street to Broadway
• 20th Street from King Avenue to Bluebell Avenue
• 21st Street from King Avenue to Bluebell Avenue
• 22nd Street from King Avenue to Mariposa Avenue
• Bluebell Avenue from 13th Street to 18th Street
• King Avenue from 17th Street to 18th Street
• Mariposa Avenue from 15th Street to 17th Street
• Columbine Avenue from 15th Street to 17th Street
• 15th Street from Columbine to Bluebell Avenue
• 16th Street from Columbine to King Avenue
• 17th Street from Columbine to King Avenue
• 18th Street from Columbine to Abbey Place

Q3 Contracting is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along North 75th Street from Saint Vrain to Nelson Roads and along Saint Vrain Road from North 75th Street to a point east approximately 3,500 feet. Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in early April and anticipate completing work by late June. 

Denver- Berkeley through Congress Park

These are the current projects we have in Denver. Construction hours for all projects are generally from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Xcel Energy also is available at all times to discuss any concerns or to answer any questions at 1-800-895-4999.

Each contractor also has a representative available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Here is their contact information:

• KR Swerdfeger Construction – 719-252-8838
• KS Energy Services – 303-912-9800
• Q3 Contracting – 303-996-3544
• Sitewise Corporation – 720-587-7359
• Sturgeon Electric Company – 303-906-0568

Berkeley
KS Energy Services also will perform the following work through March:
• Alcott Street from West 51st to West 50th avenues
• South Cove Way from South St. Paul Street to East Kentucky Avenue

Q3 is performing the following work through March:
•West 41st Avenue from Perry Street to Lowell Boulevard

Bonnie Brae
Q3 Contracting is performing the following work mid-March through early April:
• Federal Boulevard between West 49th Avenue and West 50th Avenue

Q3 is performing the following work through March:
• West Dixie Place from Raritan Street to West 50th avenues

Capitol Hill
K.R. Swerdfeger Construction is performing the work in March

• Intersection of 6th Avenue and Downing Street
• Pennsylvania Street from East 5th to East 6th avenues

Congress Park
Q3 Contracting is performing work in early March through mid-April:
•Detroit Street and the alleyway immediately west of Detroit Street from East 9th to 10th Avenues. Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets.
•Saint Paul Street from East 12th to 14th Avenues, along Milwaukee Street from East 11 to 14th Avenues, and along East 12th Avenue from Clayton to Saint Paul Streets.

Golden
KS Energy Services is also performing the following work mid-March through April:
• Orchard Street from South Golden Road to West 12th Place
• Orchard Street between West 12th Place and Nile Street

Metro Area:
SiteWise Corporation is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along West 6th Avenue between Sheridan Boulevard and Wolff Street.

Due to the nature of the work area and the closing of West 6th to non-residential traffic, vehicles will be allowed to detour to Wolff Street and then will be escorted against traffic to their residence.

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in early April and anticipate completing work by early May. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

We anticipate our permit from the City and County of Denver will allow us to work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also may work some weekends.

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in late March and anticipate completing work by early June; however, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

We anticipate our permits from the City of Englewood and City of Littleton will allow us to work from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also may work some weekends.

KS Energy Services, LLC is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along:

• Southwest corner of Dahlia Street and East 58th Street

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in early April and anticipate completing work by late April. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

We anticipate our permit from the City of Commerce City will allow us to work from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also may work some weekends.

Q3 Contracting is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along West 10th Avenue from Holland to Garrison Streets. Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in mid-March and anticipate completing work by early April. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

We anticipate our permit from the City of Lakewood will allow us to work from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also may work some weekends.

KS Energy Services, LLC is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along:

• East 88th Avenue from Devonshire Boulevard to Welby Road
• Welby Road from East 88th Avenue to approximately 200 feet south
• Welby Road from East 88th Avenue to approximately 50 feet north

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in late March and anticipate completing work by late May. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

Denver- Five Points through Montbello

Five Points
K.R. Swerdfeger Construction is doing work in mid-March
•3430-3500 Lawrence Street.

Highland
Q3 Contracting is doing work in early March

•Elm Court from Wrst 47th Avenue to West 48th Avenue South Drive
•Tejon Street from West 45th Avenue to Elk Place, along Elk Place from Tejon to Zuni Streets, along Zuni Street from West Elk Place to West 47th Avenue
•West 47th Avenue from Zuni to Alcott Streets.
•Shoshone Street from West 46th to 47th Avenues
•Wyandot Street from West 44th to 46th Avenues.
•Decatur Street from West 43rd to 45th Avenues.
•Beach Court from West 44th to 46th Avenues.
•West 47th Avenue from Tejon to Quivas Streets.

Metro Area

SiteWise Corporation is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along West 6th Avenue between Sheridan Boulevard and Wolff Street.

Due to the nature of the work area and the closing of West 6th to non-residential traffic, vehicles will be allowed to detour to Wolff Street and then will be escorted against traffic to their residence.

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in early April and anticipate completing work by early May. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

We anticipate our permit from the City and County of Denver will allow us to work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also may work some weekends.

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in late March and anticipate completing work by early June; however, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

We anticipate our permits from the City of Englewood and City of Littleton will allow us to work from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also may work some weekends.

KS Energy Services, LLC is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along:

• Southwest corner of Dahlia Street and East 58th Street

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in early April and anticipate completing work by late April. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

We anticipate our permit from the City of Commerce City will allow us to work from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also may work some weekends.

Q3 Contracting is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along West 10th Avenue from Holland to Garrison Streets. Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in mid-March and anticipate completing work by early April. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

We anticipate our permit from the City of Lakewood will allow us to work from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also may work some weekends.

KS Energy Services, LLC is helping Xcel Energy with this project. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along:

• East 88th Avenue from Devonshire Boulevard to Welby Road
• Welby Road from East 88th Avenue to approximately 200 feet south
• Welby Road from East 88th Avenue to approximately 50 feet north

Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in late March and anticipate completing work by late May. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

Denver- Oldetown to Westminister

Oldetown
KS Swedfeger Construction is also performing work in late March through mid-May:
• 5600-5699 Carr Street

Thorton
KS Energy Services, LLC is helping Xcel Energy with this project. Some work also may occur on side and adjacent streets. We plan to start this project in late March and anticipate completing work by late May. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays. We will replace the natural gas pipeline along:
•East 88th Avenue from Devonshire Boulevard to Welby Road
•Welby Road from East 88th Avenue to approximately 200 feet south
•Welby Road from East 88th Avenue to approximately 50 feet north
 

Westminister
KS Energy Services is also performing work through March:
• Lowell Boulevard from West 82nd Avenue to West 8th Avenue
 

Englewood - Littleton

Q3 Contracting is helping Xcel Energy with this project.  We plan to start this project in late March to early June. However, inclement weather and other circumstances may cause delays.

We anticipate our permit will allow us to work from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also may work some weekends.

  • West Rafferty Garden Avenue from South Broadway to Delaware Streets
  • South Delaware Street from West Rafferty Garden to Lehow Avenues
  • West Lehow Avenue from South Delaware to South Broadway Streets

Replacement Process

As we replace the natural gas pipeline, residents can expect:

  • Underground utility identification before construction starts. Utility owners, like Xcel Energy, locate underground utilities to avoid damaging them before they start digging. Natural gas pipelines are marked with yellow “Buried Gas Line” flags and yellow spray paint on streets and sidewalks. Other colored flags and/or paint represent the following utilities: red for electric; blue for water; orange for communication; and green for sewer.
  •  The digging of trenches and holes in streets and/or sidewalks so new polyethylene or steel pipe can replace the current pipe. These trenches and holes will be plated or covered over and all construction equipment will be stored behind barricades every night.
  • The relocation of gas meters and shut-off valves currently inside homes to locations outside the home at no cost to our customers. We need to do this to be in compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) Gas Standards. If your gas meter needs to be moved, an Xcel Energy employee or contractor will contact you to set up an appointment. All Xcel Energy employees and contractors carry company ID cards, and we encourage you to ask them for identification before granting permission to enter your home.
  •  Temporary street and sidewalk repairs until the pipe is tested. Once the new pipe is installed and the entire system is connected, it needs to be tested according to required DOT Gas Standards. After testing and pressurization, gas service will be transferred from the old pipeline to the new pipe.
  • Final restoration once the new pipeline is in service. All streets, sidewalks, and landscaping will be restored to its original, preconstruction condition once the new pipeline is in service.

Contact Information 24/7

For this project, you can reach someone 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 1-800-895-4999. If you would like to receive email updates about this project or have questions, comments or concerns, subscribe to our list. You can email us: infocolorado@xcelenergy.com

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