Shelby Third Ward Columbia Gas Project Underway

5 Jul , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse

No pain, no gain is the old adage. In Shelby, the hope is that inconvenience for a short period of time will result in years of minimal maintenance and disruption for local residents.

In particular, that includes residents in Ward Three this fall.

A large scale pipeline replacement project by Columbia Gas, long in the planning, is now underway. As a reminder:

  • Crews will begin with installation of the new mainline and then proceed to service line replacements for individual homes.
  • Columbia Gas will temporarily restore all property and then follow-up with permanent grade restoration as the project nears completion.

The work is a Columbia Gas project, not a city one. It is part of a large initiative throughout the entire service area, where older pipe is being retrofitted and/or replaced with new plastic pipes as part of a regular schedule.

As a further reminder and to promote workplace safety:

  • Stay safe by keeping children and pets away from construction areas.
  • Do not park in marked construction zones.
  • Drive carefully in construction zones.
  • Follow the direction of traffic signs and on-site crew.

For more information, call 216.215.4103.

A map of the affected area is below.

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All About Richland

Millions Of Ohioans Facing Home Gas And Electric Rate Hikes

1 Jul , 2022  

By Jake Zuckerman, Ohio Capital Journal

Ohio utility companies have asked state regulators for permission to raise home gas, electric and water costs on more than 2.75 million Ohio customers.

Those charges could be spread between customers of Columbia Gas, AES Ohio, Duke Energy, and Aqua Ohio. The utilities, all investor-owned, are collectively asking for another $400 million in annual charges.

Any base rate increases require the approval of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, which is headed by five commissioners chosen by the governor for five-year terms. The PUCO’s staff review the companies’ requests and pose recommendations to the commissioners, who decide what the utilities can ultimately charge their customers.

The utilities’ requests come in an inflationary period — consumer prices are up 8.6% over the year ending May 2022 and unleaded gas costs just below $5 per gallon. Last week, the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve said a recession is a possibility.


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Main Repairs To Impact Woodhill Road Area Next Monday

8 Sep , 2017  

Due to water main repairs, the City of Mansfield Water Repair Department will have to shut down water service and close the road in the following areas next week:

The water service shut down area will be Forest Hill Road from Dickson Parkway to Woodhill Road, Woodhill Road from Stewart Road to Forest Hill Road, and Edgewood Road from Dickson Parkway to Woodland Road. More…

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