Gas test will produce flames, noise

Published 10:27 am Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Folks living or traveling near Junction Road may see and hear some unusual things in coming days.

Piedmont Natural Gas will perform routine infrastructure maintenance near 1629
Junction Road in Mocksville,. The work is expected to happen Aug. 10, barring
weather events that may impact the project timetable.
These operations will include the use of a flare stack (a large vertical pipe), which could
produce a loud noise and result in a tall flame being visible to nearby neighborhoods
and businesses. People in the area also may notice a whistling sound or the smell of
natural gas.
Flare stack operation is a controlled process that will be managed and monitored by
Piedmont Natural Gas personnel in cooperation with local fire department resources.
Please Note: Due to worksite safety restrictions, footage, drone usage and interviews
are not available on the job site. Please reach out to the media contact listed above for
assistance with these requests.