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Replacement of Tahoe gas lines set for summer

-Sun staff reports

Southwest Gas will begin replacing some of their pipelines within the Tahoe Basin beginning on May 1.

The work may cause traffic disruptions in the communities of Incline Village, Northstar, Carnelian Bay and Homewood, said company spokeswoman Cynthia Messina.

Southwest Gas is replacing the pipes as part of a program to assure that pipes are strong and reliable.

The company does not anticipate any road closures, said Messina.

“As I understand it, it will just be one side of the road,” said Messina. “They will not be closing down roads.”

Southwest Gas will only do the work during the day, and avoid weekends and holidays, according to Messina. All gas customers should have uninterrupted service during the projects, the company said.

Southwest Gas serves 1.8 million customers in Arizona, California and Nevada.