News & Updates, Left Hand Creek Flood Control Project
05/05/2014 - Status Update on Floodplain Revisions, FEMA - FEMA has approved the City’s Letter OF Map Revision (LOMR) submitted for the neighborhoods along Lefthand Creek and is currently under a public comment period. Assuming no significant comments are submitted, the map revisions will become effective on August 21, 2014. More information online through FEMA or 1-877-336-2627.
04/09/13 - Left Hand Creek Underpass Closure -The Left Hand Creek Greenway underpass at S. Pratt Parkway will be closed for one week beginning Wednesday, April 10, 2013, to allow for the contractor to make repairs to the trail.
01/09/13 - Left Hand Creek Trail Scheduled to Reopen -The Left Hand Creek Greenway Trail reopening is scheduled for Thursday, January 10, 2013. Additional short closures may take place in the spring, continue to watch this site for updates on those closures.
09/26/12 - Ridgeview Drive Scheduled to Open to Traffic on September 28, 2012 -Ridgeview Drive at Pike Road is scheduled to re-open to traffic on Friday, September 28th, weather permitting. Construction on the Left Hand Creek Flood Control Project will continue along Pike Road and the neighboring area of Southmoor Park until late November. Click link for more project information.
09/14/12 - Update on Closure - The Left Hand Creek Greenway Trail between South Pratt Parkway and Main Street that was scheduled to reopen in mid September,. Due to some delays the trail will not reopen until late October. Continue to watch for more updates on this project.
08/28/12 -Notice of Closure - Ridgeview Drive will be closed beginning August 27, 2012. The closure is expected to last 30 days, with reopening of Ridgeview Drive in late September 2012. Continue to watch the website for more information on this closure as the project progresses.
08/14/12 - Current Construction Update - A current construction update, including road closures, completion dates, etc.
07/10/12 - Notice of Closure - Date Change - Ridgeview Drive closure has been rescheduled to early/mid August 2012. Continue to watch the website for more information on this closure as the date approaches.
06/25/12 - Notice of Closure - Left Hand Creek Greenway underpass at Pike Road is closed until August 15, 2012.
06/12/12 - Notice of Closure -The pedestrian bridge over Left Hand Creek just north of Pike Road at Hartley Court will be closed effective Tuesday, June 12, and is scheduled to reopen by August 15.
05/31/12 - Notice of Closure - Left Hand Creek underpass at Pike Rd will be closed from June 4 - August 15 and the pedestrian bridge across Left Hand Creek just north of Pike Rd will be closed from June 18 - August 15
05/23/12 - Notice of Public Meeting on May 30, 2012. City Project Managers and DeFalco Construction will be holding a public meeting on May 30, 2012, to discuss the status of the Left Hand Creek Flood Control Project.
03/13/12 - Notice of Public Meeting on March 22, 2012.
City Project Managers and DeFalco Construction will be holding a public meeting on March 22, 2012, to discuss the status of the Left Hand Creek Flood Control Project.
03/07/12 - South Pratt Parkway Scheduled to Open to Traffic on March 10, 2012- South Pratt Parkway is scheduled to open to traffic on Saturday, March 10, weather permitting.
01/11/12 -Left Hand Creek Flood Control Project Update - Construction work on the Left Hand Creek Flood Control Project is continuing.
10/19/11 – Left Hand Creek October 26, 2011 Public Meeting Notice – The City is holding an Open House at Burlington Elementary School to provide residents with additional information regarding the status of the project, upcoming construction plans and traffic impacts.
10/14/11 – Safe Route to School Map – Parents and students walking or biking to Burlington Elementary School can refer to the attached map for suggested safe routes to the school during construction.
2/25/11 - Public Notice - Newsletter sent to residents adjacent to project and published in the Daily Times Call.
12/22/10 - Left Hand Creek Project Update - The bidding and construction is currently on hold pending acquisition of grant monies from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
10/1/10 - Left Hand Creek Project Update - The Left Hand Creek Flood Control Project plans and specifications are at the 95% complete stage and have recently been reviewed by Staff and CDOT. The comments generated by this review are being incorporated into the plans and specifications in preparation for final submittal of this design in early October.
05/07/10 Left Hand Creek Comment Form - The city is seeking comments about the Left Hand Creek Improvements project.
05/05/10 Left Hand Creek Project Overview - The goal of this project is to reduce the floodplain so that most of the homes in Southmoor Park will not be damaged by the 100-year flood. Left Hand Creek is a multi-purpose project that will reduce the floodplain area, replace the South Pratt Parkway Bridge, add bridge structures at Main Street, enlarge the Left Hand Creek Channel between Main Street and South Pratt Boulevard, improve the channel on the north side of Pike Avenue, and reconstruct the bike path to cross under South Pratt Parkway.
04/15/10 Left Hand Creek April 29, 2010 Public Meeting Notice -
Prior to any work occurring on this project, the City will have a Public Meeting to present to the residents plans and specific details that are being prepared for this project.