Gas Line on Elkhorn Causes Concern for Water Traffic

BLAIR – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission say Northern Natural Gas will be replacing exposed pipelines on the Elkhorn River in Dodge County and boaters, tubers and other water traffic public should avoid the river north of Highway 91 and south of County Road J through June 25. Northern says neither the pipeline nor efforts to replace it pose a risk to the public. However water traffic could pose a safety risk to pipeline workers.