Park Hill Storm Phase V Project
The Park Hill Storm Phase V project on Dahlia Street between 48th Avenue and up to Smith Road (before the railroad tracks) was under construction from October 2017 to the end of 2018. This project was a continuation of the Phase IV project completed in 2014, with the goal of reducing localized flooding problems and damage to roadways and private property..
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East Yale Avenue Storm Drain
The project addressed frequent flooding in the University Hills neighborhood in southeast Denver, at the geographic low point in S. Glencoe Street south of E. Yale Avenue. This location was identified as a Significant Flooding Location in the City’s Storm Drainage Master Plan. The project will improve the storm infrastructure to adequately drain the neighborhood’s low lying area. The additional outfall system will help contain flooding and improve public safety during major storms.
Construction was completed in 2018.
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Glenbrook Stormwater Detention Basin
A permanent flood protection stormwater detention facility for the Marston neighborhood in South Denver was completed in the city-owned natural area south of Garrison and Union Park. Denver Public Works and Denver Parks & Recreation coordinated park redesign and community review on this project that concluded in Summer 2018.
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South Forest Street Outfall
This neighborhood drainage project increased the capacity of the existing storm sewer system in the Virginia Village neighborhood of southeast Denver to reduce flooding and protect the area upstream of Potenza Park. Planning for this general storm project started in 2012, with design completed and approved in 2016. Construction concluded in 2018.
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