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Stamford Gas Reliability Project

Eversource's infrastructure improvements in downtown Stamford began in 2016 and have increased gas supplies and strengthened the reliability of the gas system.

This upgrade work ensures customers have reliable gas service to meet their energy needs, today and for every future moment.

To continue enhancing gas reliability, we have planned more work in the downtown business area. Known as “The City That Works,” Stamford has a robust business community that counts on reliable gas service for its economic growth.

In the second phase of the project, Eversource will continue replacing existing cast iron and bare steel gas main with newer plastic pipe - which is safer, more durable and better able to handle changes in underground temperatures. The new mains allow for higher gas pressures and increased supply to better handle the needs of downtown Stamford.

Eversource has been collaborating with the City of Stamford and the Downtown Special Service District to expedite this project and minimize any disruption that may be experienced by residents, business owners and the general public.

We continue to make a concerted effort to engage town officials, residents and businesses to inform, answer questions, and listen to concerns about the project. Through municipal briefings and community outreach efforts related to the Stamford Gas Reliability Project, our outreach will continue until the project is complete.

Map of the Stamford Gas Reliability Project route.

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Project Facts:

  • Location: Stamford, Connecticut
  • Route length: Approximately 3,000 feet, underground
  • Start of construction: March 12, 2018
  • Estimated completion date: June 30, 2018 (dependent on weather)

Construction Activities for the Week of April 16, 2018:

Eversource and DAS Construction crews will continue construction activities to improve our natural gas distribution system in Downtown Stamford.

The following daytime construction activities will take place Monday, April 16, 2018, through Friday, April 20, 2018, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., on Broad Street between Washington Boulevard and Atlantic Street, in the following locations:

  • Broad Street between Washington Boulevard and Summer Street
  • Broad Street between Franklin Street and Atlantic Street

Traffic flow will be maintained at all locations when possible, however, drivers may experience delays due to alternating one-way traffic as well as occasional lane closures.

Contact Information

For more information about construction activities, please send an email to gas.project.info@eversource.com.