Past Stormwater Projects

K61 & Lorraine Ditch Cleaning - 2017

Remove sediment buildup from the ditch and took out a pipe that was reducing flow capacity. The purpose of this project is to increase capacity and flow into the ditch and reduce back up onto Lorraine St between 11th Ave and 17th Ave.

Homefield Subdivision Ditch Cleaning - 2017

Project Overview: Project No. 17-09

Areas affected:

Duffy St. South of 11th Ave to North of 4th Ave
Cessna St. South of 11th Ave to North of 4th Ave
10th, 9th, 8th, 7th, and 6th Ave from Duffy St to west of Airport 

Notice of Beginning of Construction: CJ Backhoe in conjunction with COH Public Works Maintenance, Storm Sewer Maintenance, and Street Department will begin construction Wednesday, March 29th, 2017.

The scope of Work: 

  1. Sediment removal and elevation realignment to re-establish drainage pathways throughout the subdivision.
  2. Repair of existing culverts, replacement of damaged culverts, and the possible addition of new culverts if needed to re-establish drainage pathways.
  3. Installation of erosion control matting and reseeding of disturbed areas.
  4. Resurfacing of subdivision streets.

Traffic Impacts:  

  • Periodic truck traffic along 11th Ave, 4th Ave, and Airport Rd.
  • Periodic subdivision street closing as work progresses in small sections. Driveways will remain accessible. 

Parking Impacts:  Street side parking will be inaccessible in areas that crews are working on.

Construction Period:  Construction in this area will continue through July of this year.


3/27/2017 - Updated construction start date because of rainfall. New project start date is Monday, April 3rd unless there are more weather-related delays

8/1/2017 - Before and After Pictures of the Homefield Subdivision Ditch Cleaning Project No. 17-09

Halstead and Carey Ditch Cleaning - 2016

Crews removed large trees and trash from a nearly 2000 foot section of the GVI in the southeast part of town. Once stumps were removed they reshaped the ditch establishing much-needed capacity.