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Work to Briefly Disrupt Natural Gas Service

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 15, 2014
Media Contact:
Scott Packard, Public Information Officer
(830) 386-2590 (o)
(830) 560-6270 (c)
spackard@seguintexas.gov

Work to Briefly Disrupt Natural Gas Service
CenterPoint Energy Crews Connecting Homes to New Lines

SEGUIN, Texas – CenterPoint Energy contract crews will soon begin replacing natural gas mains and service lines along San Marcos Street. This work will require natural gas service to be briefly interrupted while the gas meters are moved from the old lines to the new connections.

CenterPoint Energy contract crews will knock on customers’ doors to give notification prior to construction in the affected area. If contract crews are unable to make contact with the homeowner, a door hanger will be left at the home with notification when work will commence. If no one is at home and a meter has to be left off, the door hanger will contain a toll-free number (1-800-752-8036) that customers can call to have a Centerpoint Energy Service Technician come out to turn the gas meter on and relight appliances.

CenterPoint Energy’s work will begin in mid-April and last approximately a month. Customers along San Marcos Street, between Cedar and Court will be affected.

The work is part of the River/San Marcos/Heideke Street project.

About the City of Seguin
Seguin, Texas is located along Interstate 10, about 35 miles east of San Antonio. Seguin is big enough to boast a top-rated university and a state-of-the-art hospital. More than 25,000 residents enjoy a range of cultural, recreational, and employment opportunities. Seguin’s robust diversified economy features a steelmaker, a manufacturer of automotive parts and plants making roadside mowing equipment and building materials. In 2009, Seguin was proud to be selected by Caterpillar as the site of a major new engine manufacturing facility.

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Posted by: Morgan Ash