LINCOLN, Neb. — July 9, 2019 —Black Hills Energy is beginning an upgrade of the natural gas distribution system in Crete starting next week. The month-long project will temporarily disrupt traffic at the intersection of East 13th Street and Iris Avenue, closing the north bound lane on Iris near the intersection hile the work is completed during the week of July 15.
These improvements are necessary to continue to meet the increased natural gas demand related to the growing demand in the community. In addition to the work at 13th Street and Iris Avenue, Black Hills Energy will also be working on natural gas facilities at the following locations.
- 15th St. and Iris Ave.
- Iris Ave. and St. Andrews Dr.
- Bosewell Ave. and Pine Ridge Rd.
- South Bosewell Ave. and County Road GG
- County Road I and West of County Road 2250
Construction work in these areas is not expected to disrupt traffic.
“This investment is part of our continued commitment to being a good partner, ready to serve the growing community.”
“We’ve provided safe, reliable natural gas service to Crete for nearly 90 years,” said Andy Storf, senior operations manager for Black Hills Energy. “This investment is part of our continued commitment to being a good partner, ready to serve the growing community.”
During the project, there will be minimal interruptions in natural gas service to homes and businesses in the area. Black Hills Energy will notify customers if there are interruptions to minimize the inconvenience. Customers can contact Black Hills Energy at 888-890-5554 if they have any questions.