The work involves installation of new gas mains up to 36” in diameter, removal and replacement of damaged and abandoned gas lines, alleviating conflicts with proposed structures, directional boring, and existing pipe retirement.
In addition, OMEGA provides procedures, oversight, schedule coordination and construction management services for work plans submitted by contractors to allow contract work activities within 25-feet of gas transmission mains. OMEGA also coordinates agency watch and protect program procedures to monitor heavy highway and bridge construction activities adjacent to transmission gas mains.
OMEGA’s major gas main relocation experience includes:
- Illinois Tollway: Jane Addams (I-90) Corridor (22” & 36” Nicor mains)
- Illinois Department of Transportation: IL Route 59 from Ferry Road to Aurora Avenue (Various Nicor mains)
- Illinois Department of Transportation: Jane Byrne Circle Interchange (Various People’s Gas mains)
- Illinois Tollway: Central Tri-State (I-294) Project (16” & 22” & 30” Nicor mains)