Livingston County Road Commission

Consumers Energy Mid-Michigan Pipeline Replacement Project (2023)

Posted: May 5, 2023
Consumers Energy is modernizing thier natural gas system by replacing about 55 miles of transmission pipeline in Washtenaw, Livingston, Ingham, Shiawassee and Clinton counties.

The two-phase, $550 million project will replace vintage 20-inch pipeline dating back to the 1940s with new 36-inch pipeline that help move natural gas more quickly, safely and efficiently.

Construction will start in 2023. Each construction phase must be complete in time for the upcoming heating season.

This work is part of the Natural Gas Delivery Plan, a 10-year road map to a system that is even more safe, reliable, affordable and clean.

Phase 1:
Chelsea to Williamston, 30 miles

Phase 2:
Williamston to Ovid, 25 miles

There are several ways to find details about the Mid-Michigan Pipeline and the work planned for 2023 in Washtenaw, Livingston and Ingham counties. You can:


Highway Worker 1 & Night Mechanic A Position Openings

April 21, 2023
Highway Worker 1– Starting wage is $25.68 per hour. Shift hours are 7:00am to 3:30pm Monday – Friday. An employee in this position performs manual labor in the operation of light to heavy-duty trucks and motorized equipment to repair and maintain primary/local roads and right-of-way.

Night Mechanic A – Afternoon Shift. Starting wage is $29.50 per hour. Shift hours are 3:30 pm to 12:00 am Monday – Friday. Under direct supervision of the Equipment Supervisor, Mechanic A maintains and repairs all Road Commission equipment as directed. Equipment includes light vehicles, motor graders, loaders, backhoes, and heavy trucks.

A valid CDL is required for these positions. If interested, please call Trevor Bennett at (517) 546-4250.


3535 Grand Oaks Drive
Howell, Michigan 48843

Telephone: (517) 546-4250

FAX: (517) 546-9628


Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm