Summit Natural Gas of Maine Breaks Ground for Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth Project

Company plans to install 66 miles of pipeline, provide 200 jobs in the year ahead

May 02, 2014, 15:58 ET from Summit Natural Gas of Maine

CUMBERLAND, Maine, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Natural Gas of Maine has officially begun a major infrastructure project that will provide natural gas service to the towns of Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth. The announcement was made today at an official groundbreaking ceremony at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. The event marked the location of the start of construction to install 66 miles of natural gas pipelines in the communities. The company plans to serve its first customers in the area as early as this year.

The major contractors for the project will be Bond Brothers Inc., Cianbro, Priority Utility Construction and Shaw Brothers Construction Inc.

Summit Natural Gas of Maine will make an investment in the three towns of approximately $42 million creating an estimated 200 jobs, and plans to serve about 8,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in the three towns over the next five years. 

Businesses and residents should contact the Summit Natural Gas of Maine office in Augusta to request natural gas service. To learn more about service areas and the construction project, call (800) 909-7642 or visit

Summit Natural Gas of Maine has already installed more than 130 miles of pipeline in central Maine and the company continues to install more miles of pipeline that will serve 17 communities in the Kennebec Valley and beyond.

About Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc.: Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc. is a subsidiary of Summit Utilities, Inc. Summit Utilities, Inc. acts as a holding company that owns and operates Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc.; Colorado Natural Gas, Inc.; Summit Natural Gas of Missouri, Inc.; and Wolf Creek Energy LLC. The company's natural gas subsidiaries construct, install and operate natural gas distribution systems in order to provide natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers. For more information, visit

Media contact: Greg Glynn
Nancy Marshall Communications 207-620-9076


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