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Work To Replace Decades-Old Pipeline Is Complete

Reported by: Send eMail Kera Mashek
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Nov. 23, 2013 6:31 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 24, 2013 9:12 PM EST

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Pipeline Replacement
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Belle , Kanawha County , West Virginia

A project to remove a decades-old pipeline is now complete.

Dupont used a helicopter to remove the last 500 feet of the pipeline in belle that was first installed back in 1930.

The pipeline was used to run processed water from the old ammonia plant, and hasn't been in service for many years.

U.S. Route 60 was shut down several times this weekend while crews worked on removing the pipes.




A major project to move decades-old pipeline was under way Saturday.

Dupont used a helicopter to remove the last 500 feet of the pipeline in Belle that was first installed back in 1930.

The pipeline was used to run processed water from the old ammonia plant and hasn't been in service for many years.

U.S. Route 60 was shut down several times throughout the day while crews worked on removing the pipes.

It's hoped work will be finished Sunday.



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