SADDLE BROOK, N.J. — Three miles or so of gas lines will be replaced in Saddle Brook in more than 20 different areas to prepare the township for storms.
The construction, begun last week, will continue through January 2016, PSE&G spokeswoman Lindsey Puliti said. It's part of PSE&G's Energy Strong program, which will replace 250 miles of old gas mains in New Jersey.
"These new pipes will prevent water from entering the mains, increasing the reliability of gas service in locations that sustained water damage during Hurricane Irene or Superstorm Sandy," Puliti told Daily Voice.
The Saddle Brook improvements began at Platt Avenue and Welcome Road.
The work is being done from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The roads generally won't have to be closed, Mayor Bob White said.
The affected streets include:
Saddle River Road between Platt Avenue and Market Street
Platt Avenue between Glen Road and Saddle River Road
Chelsea Drive between Platt Avenue and Chelsea Court
Chelsea Drive to Chelsea Court
Chelsea Court to Chelsea Drive
Welcome Road to Market Street
MacArthur Drive between Welcome Road and Platt Avenue
Franklin Avenue between Saddle River Road and Central Avenue
Franklin Avenue between Central Avenue and West Street
Central Avenue between Franklin Avenue and Market Street
Ackerman Avenue between Saddle River Road and Central Avenue
Ackerman Avenue between Central Avenue and Franklin Avenue
Catherine Avenue between Saddle River Road and Central Avenue
Catherine Avenue between Central Avenue and Franklin Avenue
Henry Street between Catherine Avenue and Market Street
Harrison Avenue between Market Street and Saddle River Road
Market Street between West Street and Saddle River Road
Bella Vista Avenue between Market Street and Claremont Avenue
Claremont Avenue between Rosedale Avenue and Grunauer Avenue
South Central Avenue between Market Street and South Street
Woodward Street between Market Street and Claremont Avenue
William Street between Market Street and Claremont Avenue
South Street between William Street and Rosedale Avenue
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