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Left Hand Creek Flood Control Project in Southmoor Park, PW&NR


Left Hand Creek Flood Control Project Update

February 25, 2011

As you may already know, the City of Longmont’s Public Works & Natural Resources Department has been planning significant improvements to the Left Hand Creek channel between U.S. 287 (Main Street) and Pike Road. The primary improvements to the channel will include:

Highlights of Project Progress To Date Include:

As required by FEMA, on Monday, March 14, 2011, a public notice will be published in the Daily Times Call requesting public comments for a 15-day period.

Once this project is completed, a lowering of the current 100-year floodplain will remove 185 homes from the floodplain.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this project, please contact Curtis Ansel, Project Manager, Public Works & Natural Resources Department, at (303) 651-8310 or by e-mail at

Responses to Recent Public Comments and Questions:

Updated December 22, 2011

Public Works & Natural Resources