St. Vrain Creek Restoration – Reach 3

St. Vrain Creek Restoration - Reach 3

Post-flood restoration work is underway along the St. Vrain Creek between US 36 and Airport Road, also referred to as Reach 3.

Construction Begins Soon

Construction of Reach 3 is slated to begin in October.

Updates will be posted as soon as construction begins.

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Project Background

St Vrain Creek Repair MapBoulder County Parks & Open Space began planning and design work on Reach 3 of Saint Vrain Creek in 2016. The planning phase, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant for Disaster Relief (CDBG-DR) was a collaborative effort with stakeholders throughout the Saint Vrain Creek watershed.

Through a series of public meetings with neighbors, the City of Longmont, the Saint Vrain Creek Coalition, and other stakeholders, we developed a comprehensive plan and a 30% design.

We then sought and received preliminary approval for a grant from the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) Program from the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) as administered by the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB). Utilizing this funding source, the 80% design for Reach 3 was completed in June 2017.

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Past Public Meetings

30% Design Presentation – December 14, 2016

The project team presented the final 30% design of the stream restoration. The team addressed concerns, provide responses, and make appropriate changes as necessary.

Preferred Alternative – August 10, 2016

The project team presented the preferred alternative and addressed concerns, provided responses, and is considering appropriate changes as necessary.

Presentation of Alternatives & Site Visit – July 12, 2016

The project team presented draft alternatives and conducted a site visit with the public. The meeting was attended by members of the public as well as members of the Saint Vrain Creek Coalition. On the following evening, a shortened version of the presentation was presented to the Saint Vrain Creek Coalition Advisory Committee.

Project Goals and Scoping – June 1, 2016

Parks & Open Space and it’s consultant, Engineering Analytics, provided a brief presentation on the project approach, including a general outline of the engineering and restoration design process and the project goals and objectives. The team led a discussion gathering public input and concerns that will inform the design of the restoration project.

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