Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Project Update

May 20, 2015  –  KUB’s contractor, Southeast Connections (SEC), has installed approximately 5400 feet of pipe from Alcoa Highway moving south, nearing Woodson Drive. Work is ongoing along Legion Drive, with pipeline currently installed from the end of Legion Drive to Webber Lane. Crews have completed the boring work at Maloney Road, and continue another bore at Alcoa Highway.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Project Update

May 13, 2015 – KUB’s contractor, Southeast Connections (SEC), began installing pipe along Legion Drive, working toward Belt Road. Pipe has been installed up to approximately the halfway point on Legion Drive. Crews also continue work in the north end of the project zone, moving toward Woodson Drive. Restoration efforts in I.C. King Park continue on schedule, and the park is expected to reopen at the end of the month.

South Loop Natural Gas Pipeline Project progress photo: 




 

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Project Update

May 5, 2015 – KUB’s contractor, Southeast Connections (SEC), is installing pipe on the north end of the project area this week, and will continue installation moving south. Restoration efforts are underway in I.C. King Park, and the park is still on schedule to be reopened by the end of the month.

In the coming weeks, SEC crews will begin work in the residential areas, beginning on the east end of Legion Drive and working west toward Belt Road. SEC will maintain driveway access during construction. If you have questions and would like to speak with a KUB Customer Support Representative, their contact information can be found on the Project Information Sheet located in the upper right hand corner of this blog page.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Project Update

April 21, 2015  –  KUB’s contractor, Southeast Connections (SEC), has completed both horizontal direction drills in I. C. King Park, and is working to tie-in all of the pipe within the park. The site restoration process for the park will begin in the coming weeks, and the park is expected to reopen by the end of May.

Crews are preparing to bore underneath Alcoa Highway late this week. The trenching machine will be moved to the north end of the project, near UT hospital, before week’s end. From there, the trenching machine will work south.

In May, crews will be shifting work into residential areas. If you have questions and would like to speak with a Customer Support Representative, their information can be found on the Project Information Sheet located in the upper right hand corner of this blog page.





Friday, April 10, 2015

Project Update

April 10, 2015 – KUB’s contractor, Southeast Connections (SEC), has installed the majority of pipeline from I. C. King Park to Topside Road. The auger bore of the CSR railroad is complete, and the bore at Woodson Drive is underway. One of the two horizontal directional drill holes is complete in the park, with the second nearing completion.

Crews are working near Topside Road this week, as well as various other locations between I. C. King Park and Topside Road where they are completing tie-ins. This week the trenching machine will be moved off Maryville Pike where the new pipeline path parallels the railroad.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Project Update

March 20, 2015 – KUB’s contractor, Southeast Connections (SEC), completed trenching from John Sevier Highway to Topside Road this week. Crews also installed pipe north of John Sevier Highway during the week, and should be able to complete installation in this area in the coming days. Pipe installation south of John Sevier Highway will begin next week. The auger bore at Woodson Drive will continue into next week, and crews also continue to work on the bores in I.C. King Park.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Project Update

March 13, 2015 – KUB’s contractor, Southeast Connections (SEC) completed the auger bore at John Sevier Highway this week. This crew has moved to Woodson Drive to begin the second auger bore. A trenching machine completed trenching between I.C. King Park and John Sevier Highway. The machine moved across John Sevier Highway on Thursday, March 12, and will work toward Topside Road the week of March 16. SEC crews are installing pipe in the trench north of John Sevier Highway, and will continue this path south behind the trenching crew. The directional drilling crew will being work next week in I.C. King Park.