Gallery of PG&E Exposed Pipelines & Spans

In 2018, PG&E reported to the CPUC 14 exposed pipeline locations in Lafayette. When questioned, PG&E said Lafayette has no exposed pipelines. We aim to help document the true extent of exposed pipelines in Lafayette -- here is a partial list of exposed sections and spans.

Ranch Trail


Exposed or Design Span: sagging, coating damage, overhanging trees, unsupported, risk of runoff debris, wildfire, erosion.


Twin Canyon Girl Scout Camp


Design Span: unprotected from children play areas, unsupported, trees overhead, scratched coating. 


Border of Twin Canyon Girl Scout Camp and Briones Park


Exposed Pipeline: unmarked as gas pipeline, in loose soil & actively eroding hillside.



Prado Way


Design Span: large oak trees increasingly leaning over span, pipeline angle, near residential homes.



Moraga Blvd.


Design Span: exposed to vandalism, earthquake liquidation zone, High Consequence Area.



Lafayette Moraga Trail


Exposed pipeline replaced

Dec. 2018. 

Why did PG&E prioritize this pipeline replacement over the ones above?

(pics before & during construction)