Columbia Gas update – week of June 4

Columbia Gas of Ohio has provided the City with the following tentative work schedule for the week of June 4. On June 4, Columbia Gas is scheduled to begin work in the vicinity of Church St. and Clay St installing a medium pressure natural gas line.  Work will progress east towards Main St.  Once at Main St., installation of the medium natural gas line will continue south on Main St.

As previously announced, Columbia Gas of Ohio will be upgrading existing low-pressure gas lines to medium pressure lines within the downtown of Bowling Green in 2018. Work is scheduled to last through August, possibly in to September.  As a result of this work, changes to traffic patterns will occur and on-street parking will be affected.  The total project area will encompass Main Street, roughly from Clay to the area of Ordway and Lehman.  Certain side streets, alleys, and city parking lots will also be affected.  Columbia Gas plans to work 1-2 blocks at a time, working Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, possibly working periodic Saturday’s as well.  Work will primarily occur within the curb lane of Main Street, with some crossings and installation on side streets and in alley’s as well.  At the end of each work day, steel plates or backfill will cover any open work areas.

Questions about the Columbia Gas project should be directed to Raquel Colon, External Affairs Specialist for Columbia Gas. Ms. Colon may be reached at or 419-539-6206.