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By the end of this week, a crew from Michels Corporation, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractor, will have finished the project’s natural gas work. This includes connecting the service lines to the new mains.
The information below regarding winter restoration remains the same. A crew from Q3 Contracting, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractor, will put down winter erosion control this year and return next year for permanent restoration.
We appreciate your patience as we upgraded our natural gas lines, ensuring system reliability for years to come. We wish you a safe season!
A crew from Michels Corporation, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractor, connected the service lines to the new mains on Geneva Court, Geneva Way, Genesee Way, and 125th Street W. In the next two weeks, they’ll continue to work on Geneva Way and 125th Street W., moving to 123rd Street W. and Germane Avenue. The crew anticipates finishing the service line work by late November or early December.
A crew from Q3 Contracting, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractor, will put down winter erosion control on the areas affected by construction. The hard surfaces will have temporary asphalt, including those that were previously concrete. In spring 2022, the crews will restore them to their original condition. On any excavations in boulevards and lawns, they will backfill with dirt and place netting over these areas. In spring 2022, they will return with black dirt and seed.
We appreciate your patience as we upgrade our natural gas lines, ensuring system reliability for years to come.
A crew from Michels Corporation, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractor, has replaced the natural gas main on Germane Avenue from just south of 128th Street W. to 123rd Street W. They are currently working on the townhomes west of 123rd Street W. and then will work on the streets east of 123rd Street W. They anticipate finishing the project’s main replacements by October 15. Another crew from Michels Corporation will connect the service lines to the new mains.
From late September into late fall 2021, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractors will work in Apple Valley along the following streets between Cedar and Galaxie Avenues: Geneva Way, Genesee Way, Germane Avenue, 123rd Street W., 125th Street W., and 130th Street W.
While Michels Corporation will replace the natural gas main, connect the natural gas service lines to the new main, and move any inside residential meters outside, Q3 Contracting will restore the areas affected by Michels Corporation’s work. During this time, lane, parking and sidewalk closures may occur. Flaggers will be on site helping direct traffic.
The construction crews and personnel will continue to use the Covid-19 Customer Permission Flyer, which requests customer permission prior to entering homes. Personnel, contractors and CenterPoint Energy employees will continue to practice CDC guidelines regarding social distancing, sanitary practices and wearing face masks when entering customer homes.
The customer will receive a CenterPoint Energy postcard in the mail typically within one or two weeks prior to the day when the Michels Corporation crews will perform the work. The crews will have CenterPoint Energy-authorized photo IDs stating that they are employees of Michels Corporation.
After the customer receives the postcard, the foreman will arrive at the customer’s house to schedule an appointment that typically meets with the customer’s schedule. If the customer isn’t home when they arrives, he will leave a door tag with his contact information to schedule an appointment with him.
Customers are advised to set aside a two- to four-hour time frame for the inside-to-outside gas meter move. They are also advised to mark their privately-installed utilities such as dog fences or sprinklers. Marking can be accomplished with tools such as spray paint or utility flags. The foreman will access the natural gas meter inside the house, move the meter outside, and relight the natural gas appliance pilot lights after the new meter has been relocated.
Customers with outside meters will be notified prior to the replacement or connection of the service lines to the new mains. Areas affected by our work will be restored to their original condition.
Crews from Q3 Contracting, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractor, will follow to restore the areas affected by Michels Corporation’s work, including hard and soft surfaces. On the soft surfaces such as boulevards and lawns, various erosion control measures keep the restored area moist, hold seed in the soil, and enhance seed germination. If an erosion blanket is needed it is secured in place with staples. The mesh is a wood fiber that will completely degrade. Prior to mowing the restored area, remove any loose staples that secured the blanket.
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