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    Representatives of Colonial Pipeline Company will be working on the gas pipeline in the Johnson Ferry North unit. The work will require intermittent trail closures. For your safety please stay on designated trails and obey all trail closures.

Temporary Trail Detour at Cochran Shoals

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Date: February 14, 2013
Contact: Rick Slade, Chief of Resource Management, 678-538-1321

SANDY SPRINGS, GA: From Monday, February 18 through Monday, March 11, sections of the Cochran Shoals multi-use loop trail will be detoured. The detour will be in place continuously throughout this time and will affect a 500-foot segment of the upland (northwest) side of the trail beginning at the Columns Drive parking lot.

The purpose of the detour is to ensure visitor safety during required maintenance of the Colonial Pipeline gas transmission easement. The maintenance work will consist of replacing a segment of the pipeline. For more information or updates, please contact the park's visitor center at 678-538-1200 or visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/chat.


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