Public Invited to Open House on Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Shoal Creek Restoration Project will make improvements to the Shoal Creek corridor from 15th to 28th Streets, including areas through Pease Park. The City is hosting an Open House to give residents a preview of the project design plans, which are nearing completion.
The project will stabilize approximately 3,000 linear feet of the creek bank, relocate wastewater lines from the creek bed, provide stormwater treatment for water quality and improve vegetation and trails along the sides of the creek. Shoal Creek is a large flood-prone watershed that carries water from north of downstream approximately 10 miles to Lady Bird Lake. Over the years some sections of the creek bank have become eroded threatening trees and trails and degrading water quality.
Shoal Creek Restoration: 15th to 28th Streets
Design Preview Open House
Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Road, Room 325
Representatives from the Watershed Protection, Public Works, and Parks and Recreation Departments as well as project engineers and environmental scientists will be able to answer questions.
Project construction is estimated to begin in summer 2013 and last about one year. The project budget is $5 million and is funded by the Drainage Utility Fee and Urban Structural Control Funds.
Project Inquiries: ShoalCreek@austintexas.gov or call 512-895-9599.