About The Project


The design, construction, inspection and placement into service of a new natural gas pipeline is a process encompassing numerous steps and governed by both state and federal guidelines and regulations. At a high level, the typical steps involved in the process include:

  • Need assessment
  • Design
  • Land surveys and assessment
  • Right-of-way acquisition and permitting
  • Construction
  • Testing
  • Cleanup and restoration
  • Placement into service

In order to meet a Federal Department of Transportation driven in-service date, this project is currently scheduled to be completed prior to Dec. 31, 2013.

February 2012—December 2012: Land surveys, right-of-way acquisition and permitting

February 2013—December 2013: Construction including (sequentially) right-of-way clearing, erosion control, ditching, pipe installation and station construction, testing and cleanup

December 2013: Placement into service

About Piedmont Natural Gas
Piedmont Natural Gas is an energy services company primarily engaged in the distribution of natural gas to more than one million residential, commercial, industrial and power generation utility customers in portions of North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, including 52,400 customers served by municipalities who are wholesale customers. Our subsidiaries are invested in joint venture, energy-related businesses, including unregulated retail natural gas marketing, and regulated interstate natural gas transportation and storage and intrastate natural gas transportation businesses. More information about Piedmont Natural Gas is available on the Internet at www.piedmontng.com.