Restoring the stream will not prevent it from flooding. Storm Water Services repairs erosion damage to stream banks, protects against future erosion, and improves the health and flow of the creek.
Earlier, Storm Water Services bought and demolished four homes on Placid Place next to this segment of Briar Creek as part of the Floodplain Buyout Program.
Cost: $1.5 million (approximate)
Sources of funding
To be determined
Project Schedule (estimated):
Design: July 2008 to April 2009
Construction: Delayed due to budget issues
Contractors to be determined. Efforts are taken to minimize disruption to property owners.
James M. Gordon, P.E.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services