This drainage sub-watershed is located along the Turkey Creek Tributary "F" immediately west of Nieman Rd to West of Flint St and has a long history of flooding adjacent homes, apartments and streets in large storm events. The Northeast Johnson County Watershed Study completed by Johnson County in 2006 identified numerous homes and streets flooding in this area. The existing system is undersized and inadequate and is contributing to the flooding of ten (10) homes and apartment buildings and one street. The proposed project will include removal of two (2) homes, installation of approximately 1,100 LF of concrete lined channel, 4 reinforced concrete boxes under Flint Street and channel transition improvements at channel tie-in points near both Flint Street and Nieman Road.
Cynthia Moeller-Krass, P.E.
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The design contract for this project was awarded to Olsson Associates at the November 28, 2016 City Council Meeting. Preliminary design is nearly complete and we expect to have a neighborhood meeting on July 20, 2017 at City Hall at 5:30 PM. Construction of this project will follow the Nieman Corridor Middle Project which will begin construction mid-July 2017. Construction on the Nieman North project is currently expected to start in February 2018.
Initial concept plans were presented at the January 30th, 2017 meeting. A recreational trail was added to the project along the south side of the channel at the February 7th Council Committee Meeting.