Local Media Digs Deep On Gas Pipe Story
National Grid has been undergoing a long-term plan to replace all of its upstate New York leak-prone gas pipe for several years. It is a long process, but a worthwhile one that shows the investment and committment the company has to stregthening its infrastructure. Currently the company plans to replace about 50 miles of cast-iron and unprotected steel pipe a year at the cost of about $1 million per mile.
The Schenectady Daily Gazette‘s John Cropley recently visited a gas pipe replacement site in Scotia, NY and wrote an in-depth story about the process, the benfits and costs of such work.
You can read the full story – “National Grid snakes new gas lines below streets, lawns” – here.