Pipeline Markers & Right-of-Way Information
A right-of-way is a strip of land on which an agreement exists that allows a company to build, operate, maintain, and/or repair facilities on the property. Indications there may be a natural gas pipeline on or near your property include line markers, roadway-casing vents, and test stations. Line markers are located along the pipeline and where pipelines intersect streets, railroads, streams, and high-traffic areas. These markers will indicate the owner/operator of the pipeline and contact information in the event of an emergency.
Roadway-casing vents are located at roads, highways, and railroad crossings. These facilities vent gas into the atmosphere if there is a leak under these structures so it can be detected during regularly scheduled inspections. Test stations are also located along roads, fields and rights-of-way, and are routinely checked during scheduled inspections. Even if no indications of a pipeline are present, do not assume there is not a facility present. Always call the appropriate State One Call System before you dig: 811.
Precautions to Take Around a Gas Pipeline Right-of-Way
If there is a natural gas pipeline located on your property and/or right-of-way, it should be kept free of structures and obstructions. CONSOL Energy (CNX Gas) may be contacted directly for specific recommendations. Regular inspections will be performed on CONSOL's (CNX Gas) natural gas pipeline rights-of-way and pipelines. We will inspect for gas leaks, encroachments or other potential hazards.