Culvert Repair Projects
- Spruce Mountain Road Emergency Culvert Repair Project
4/6/ – Special Projects staff is working on the emergency repair of a box culvert erosion failure on the edge of Spruce Mt. Road one-half mile south of the Fox Farm Road intersection. The erosion failure was undercutting the existing roadway. The roadway has been secured with concrete barriers. The Contractor has started repairs of the erosion failure and will complete repairs to the drainage crossing over the next month. Various one-lane closures may be in place during the day during this project.
- Tomah Ditch Repair
4/6 – Special Projects staff is working on installing a storm sewer pipe along Tomah Road from Castle Butte Drive to a one-quarter mile east of Castle Butte Drive intersection. One lane closure during the day for most of the duration of this project.
- Perry Park Road/Avenue Culvert Repair
4/6 – A culvert repair on the S. Perry Park Road (DC 105) at Perry Park Ave will have work going on for about a week. Most work will be shoulder work but occasional one-lane closure will be in effect for the project to be constructed.
- Thunder Hill Road Pipe Repair
4/6 – Storm sewer running under Captain Meriwether Lewis Drive and Thunder Hill Rd will have work going on for a few weeks. Most work will be shoulder work, but one lane closure will be in effect for the project to be constructed.
- Pipe Replacement on Chesapeake St at Harford Ct
4/6 – Storm sewer running under Chesapeake St will have work going on for about a week. Work will be in the street and one lane closure will be in effect for the project to be constructed.
- Rural Culvert Repair Projects
Repairs of 21 rural culvert locations throughout the County will occur by early summer 2020. These culvert repairs are typically completed in a day or two with minimal impact on travelers.
For further information on culvert repair projects please contact Douglas County Engineering at 303-660-7490 or Shawn Dankenbring, Project Manager.
Drainage Partnership Projects: Urban Drainage Flood Control (UDFCD) and Douglas County will partner for the following 2020 Drainage Projects:
- Happy Canyon Creek through Grandview Estates – North of Lincoln Avenue – Improvements Project
- Happy Canyon Creek near Surrey Ridge – near I-25 – Project
- Timbers Creek Project
- Plum Creek between Titan and Airport Road Project
- Cohens Drainage Improvements Project
- Fonders Draw Drainage Improvements Project
For further information call Douglas County Engineering at 303-660-7490 or Brad Robenstein, Project Manager.
Other Partnership Projects:
- Lowell Ranch – E. Plum Creek Restoration Project (Douglas County Conservation District)
- Giloon Pond Dredging (Perry Park Metro District)
- Tenderfoot Drive Pond Dredging (DC Open Space)
For further information call Douglas County Engineering at 303-660-7490 or Zak Humbles, Project Manager.
Highlands Ranch Drainage Projects: In Highlands Ranch alone, there are approximately 500,000 feet of pipe in existing stormwater systems and cross culverts. The Douglas County Storm Sewer Video Program has already completed videos of half of these locations, and the next half will be accomplished within the next couple of years. Staff began repairing these pipes over the last five years and over 10,000 feet has already been repaired or will be repaired by the end of 2020. The sizes of these pipes vary from 15-inch to 126-inch, and repairs will be ongoing as the aging infrastructure required.
For further information on culvert repair projects please contact Engineering at 3030-660-7490 or Shawn Dankenbring, Project Manager.
Repair and Replacement locations identified for 2020:
- Greenland Road culvert replacement
- Patterson Road culvert replacement
- Roundup Road culvert replacement
Pinery Drainage Project:
Phase 1 – The Pinery Water & Sanitation District will be replacing water mains within certain roadways in the Pinery to repair roadside drainage issues. The County provided funding for additional survey, design, and construction needed to include the drainage fixes in the District’s project. Construction will begin on Thunderbird Road mid January with an anticipated completion in May 2020.
Phase 2 is a Developmental Phase for the Pinery Systemic Drainage Repair Program. Staff will work with property owners to develop feasible solutions to the drainage issues. Public outreach and property owner education about the importance of maintaining drainage infrastructure will be included in this phase.
Other Drainage Projects
Projects include drainage pipe repair and replacement projects, major erosion repair projects and other drainage related projects. The following are the projects identified to complete in 2020:
- Thunderhill Road Pipe Repair Project (Contractor is C&L Water Solutions)
- Tomah Rd. (Bear Dance Dr. to Keene Ranch) Drainage Repair Project (Contractor is Hudick Civil)
- Waterman Dam Repair Project (Contractor is 53 Corporation)
- Parker North Swale Repair Project
- Miller Building Pond Repair
- Justice Center Pond Repair
- Heath & Human Service Pond Repair
- Butterfield Dam Pond Repair
- Spring Valley Road Dam Pond Repair
If you have any questions about Drainage Projects, please contact Sean Owens, P.E., Special Projects Manager.