By ALEX MEYER, The Wheeling News-Register
WHEELING — Work to replace pipes carrying natural gas underneath downtown Wheeling streets is ongoing at a section of Market Street, with more projects set to continue through mid-September.
A company contracted by Mountaineer Gas began work last week to install new pipelines underneath Market Street between 14th and 16th streets, and the project was still underway Wednesday afternoon.
“We’re replacing old pipe through that whole area, and what they’re doing is inserting plastic inside of the old steel pipes, so we won’t have to dig up the whole street,” said Larry Meador, manager of business development and communications for Mountaineer Gas. …