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Heavy rains no match for Stormwater projects


The recent heavy rains have been no match for the city's completed Stormwater projects. Projects totaling over $5 million completed in 2012 alleviate flooding in problem areas and lessen the amount of polluted stormwater flowing into our waterways.

Recent completed projects include:

  • Replacement of drainage systems at the intersection of Front and Walnut Streets and the intersection of Water and Ann Streets, downtown
  • $673,000 in drainage improvements along Cardinal Drive near George Trask Drive
  • Drainage improvements on Oleander Drive
  • $560,000 in improvements on Mineral Springs Branch have reduced flooding problems in the vicinity of Dawson Street and Oleander Drive
  • $1,417,500 in drainage improvements on Cavalier Drive
  • $2,130,000 in drainage improvements on Cedar Avenue to alleviate flooding on College Road between Wrightsville Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard

Upcoming Drainage Improvement Projects

  • Brookshire-Beasley area - This $4 million project will be one of the largest draining/flooding improvement projects the city has ever done.
  • Brenda Drive
  • Greenville Avenue
  • Lincoln Outfall
  • Bradley/Hewletts Creek
  • Wisteria Lane/Clearbrook


Click here to learn more about these and future stormwater projects in the city.

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