This is a water quality and greenway project. The stream restoration is intended to improve the health and appearance of this section of Briar Creek. Restoring the stream will not prevent it from flooding.
Within the project area, Storm Water Services bought and demolished four houses on Placid Place and the former Dore Academy on Providence Road. This was part of the Floodplain Buyout Program.
Stream restoration cost:
$1.5 million (approximate)
Source of funding:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water fees
Project Schedule (estimated):
Design: Summer 2015
Construction: Spring 2017
During construction, efforts are taken to minimize disruption to property owners.
Stream restoration project manager:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services
Greenway project manager:
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation