Vectren's pipeline replacement program will replace about 2,000 miles of aging
bare steel and cast iron gas main infrastructure throughout its service territories
in Indiana and Ohio in a multi-year effort. To ensure the continued safety and
reliability of Vectren's pipeline systems, selected aging pipes are being replaced with
plastic pipe. Replacing the aging pipelines ensures a continued safe, reliable system.
Since 2008, Vectren has replaced or retired 325 miles of bare steel and cast iron pipeline infrastructure.
Indiana: Through 2012, Vectren has conducted pipeline replacement work in 36 cities of the 44 Indiana cities that have bare steel and cast iron mains in the company's Indiana service territory. These include Anderson, Attica, Bedford, Bloomington, Brownsburg, Clarksville, Crawfordsville, Dana, Danville, Elwood, Evansville, Fairmount, Fortville, Frankfort, Greencastle, Greensburg, Greenfield, Jeffersonville, Lafayette, Lebanon, Marion, Montgomery, Muncie, New Albany, New Castle, Pendleton, Princeton, Richmond, Rockville, Rushville, Seymour, Shelbyville, Terre Haute, Vincennes, Washington and Zionsville. Replacement work is expected to continue in the coming years for the majority of these cities. Only work in Attica and Rockville is 100-percent complete. Another eight cities will be addressed in the coming years, including Alexandria, Dublin, Hagerstown, Hartford City, Huntington, Madison, Martinsville and Tipton.
Ohio: Through 2012, Vectren has conducted pipeline replacement work in 30 cities of the 47 Ohio cities that have bare steel and cast iron mains in the company's Ohio service territory. These include Arcanum, Bellefontaine, Bloomingburg, Bradford, Cedarville, Covington, Dayton, Eaton, Fairborn, Fort Laramie, Germantown, Greenfield, Greenville, Jamestown, Kettering, Lakeview, Miamisburg, New Carlisle, New Madison, Oakwood, Piqua, Sidney, Tipp City, Troy, Vandalia, West Carrollton, Washington Courthouse, West Milton, Xenia and Yellow Springs. Replacement work is expected to continue in the coming years for the majority of these cities. Another 17 cities will be addressed in the coming years, including Brookville, Brownsville, Hollansburg, Jackson Center, Jeffersonville, Lewisburg, Midway/Sedalia, New Knoxville, New Paris, North Hampton, Pleasant Hill, Russells Point, South Charleston, South Solon, West Alexandria, Wilberforce and Wilmington.
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