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*Cottonwood Creek Stabilization - La Madrina
*Cottonwood Creek Stabilization - PDM
*Greencrest Channel
*Mirage Channel Reconstruction
*North & South Douglas Creek
*Sand Creek Ponds
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PO Box 1575, Mail Code 410
30 S. Nevada Ave, Suite 401
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 385-5918
Fax: (719) 385-5537
Email: cityengineering@sp. . .

City of Colorado Springs / City Engineering / Stormwater Projects / North & South Douglas Creek

North & South Douglas Creek Projects

Current Status: Aztec General Contractors, LLC; CMS, Inc.; and DRX Enterprises, LLC have completed the work that City Engineering advertised in the Fall of 2013.  Cumulatively, these four contracts removed over 1,500 CY of sediment from the channels. Over 4,300 CY of reinforced concrete was placed, replacing over 2 miles of concrete channel.  

reconstructed Concrete Channel
Reconstructed Concrete Channel

Background: The Waldo Canyon Wildfire of 2012 dramatically changed the characteristics of the drainage basins that feed North and South Douglas Creeks. These two creeks have experienced greater amounts of sediment and debris loads during hydrologic events since the wildfire in addition to greater flow rates of storm runoff. These factors make the already aging and deteriorating channels even more susceptible to damage.

City Council appropriated funding to begin work on these channels May 14th2013. City Engineering hired Matrix Design Gorup and Wilson & Company to review all available documents associated with these two channels and perform an extensive inspection of the over 6 miles of concrete lined channel. MDG and W&C then assembled four packages of repair and reconstruction work that was advertised in the Fall of 2013.

Project Progress:

Aug 7, 2014 - Project Completion Memo

Mar 7, 2014 - Project Progress

Jan 17, 2014 - Project Progress

Sep 27, 2013 - Project Progress

Sep 27, 2013 - Reach 4 - Plans 

Sep 27, 2013 - Reach 3 - Plans 

Sep 27, 2013 - Reach 2 - Plans 

Sep 27, 2013 - Reach 1 - Plans

Sep 16, 2013 – Press Release - Open House

Sep 10, 2013 - Project Area Map

Sep 6, 2013 - Press Release - City Stormwater Update

Project Contacts:

Aaron Egbert (Project Manager, 385-5465)

Ryan Phipps (Project Engineer, 385-5069)