Gas Company Begins Pipeline Project on PCH Between Via Escondido & Latigo
Southern California Gas Company will begin staging work on the Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Project on Monday, November 26, including placement of large equipment, K-rail installation and striping. The pipeline relocation project is being completed in conjunction with a larger scale Caltrans project to stabilize the roadway on Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) in and around the highway between Latigo Canyon and Via Escondido Road.
The project is expected to last between 6 and 8 weeks and will include the following phases:
- Phase 1: Staging - 9am to 3pm, Monday thru Friday (approximately November 26-30)
- Phase 2: Night work - 9pm to 4am, Monday thru Friday, on PCH in sub-phases:
- Sub-phase A: Excavation and pipeline replacement on ocean side of PCH from shoulder to the #2 southbound lane
- Sub-phase B: Excavation and pipeline replacement from #1 southbound lane to center divider
- Sub-phase C: Excavation and pipeline replacement in #1 northbound lane
- Sub-phase D: Excavation and pipeline replacement in #2 northbound lane and shoulder on hill side
- Phase 3 - Day work - 9am to 3pm, Monday thru Friday - excavation and pipeline replacement behind K-rails in northbound shoulder, including connection of replacement pipeline to main gas service. During this phase the #1 northbound lane will be open to vehicular traffic and the #2 northbound lane will be open to pedestrians and bicyclists. Two southbound lanes will be open to vehicular traffic.