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Gas mains replacement work in the Crossford area of Dunfermline

Alert message sent 30/03/2021 17:32:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch Scotland


The following information is being circulated on behalf of SGN

We know that during the coronavirus outbreak, our communities will rely on us now more than ever to keep them safe and warm. The safety of our communities and our employees will remain our number one priority in the weeks and months ahead.  
 
Our safety-critical project to upgrade the gas network in Crossford, Dunfermline needs to go ahead now, rather than wait until the pandemic passes, to ensure your local community continues to receive a safe and reliable gas supply for many years to come. We’re working closely with Scottish Government to make sure we carry out our project in line with all current coronavirus safety guidance.

We have agreed with Fife Council to carry out this necessary work during the national lockdown to minimise disruption to the local community.

Starting on 5 April 2021 until 19 July 2021 Pipeline Energy Solutions, the contractor working on our behalf, will be working to replace just over 2.8km of old metallic gas main with new PE pipe. To minimise disruption we will be working in two phases which are shown below.

Phase 1
The project is planned to start at Rosedale and will progress on Lundin Road finishing outside no. 1 Lundin road. This phase will take approximately 11/12 weeks to complete with two-way traffic lights in place.


Phase 2
Our contractor will be working at the junction of Lundin Road with Main Street with three way traffic lights in place. This section will take approximately three to four weeks to complete.

Access will also be maintained for emergency vehicles.


We wish to assure you that our work will progress as quickly as possible and we’ll be doing everything we can to limit delays and disruption and will work extended hours if required to ensure the project remains on schedule.

We have extra safety precautions in place to protect our colleagues and our communities from the virus. Our colleagues will be keeping to social distancing guidelines on our sites and we’d ask communities to keep their distance too. There’s more information about our coronavirus response on our website: sgn.co.uk/coronavirus
 
We’re writing to residents and other local stakeholders to make them aware of our project and explain the details of our work. Please feel free to also share this information with anyone you think may be impacted by our project.
 
Thank you in advance for your support.



 
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Varrie McDevitt (NHWN, Admin Assistant, NW Scotland)

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