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What's That?: Construction project near Cherry Creek Trail

Posted at 11:45 AM, Nov 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-13 13:45:26-05

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ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A construction project that is addressing stream erosion near the Cherry Creek Trail continues near the Arapahoe County and Denver border.

The work is a part of the Cherry Creek Restoration Project, a collaboration between the Mile High Flood District, Arapahoe County, the City and County of Denver, and Denver Water.

The goal of the project is to restore a one-mile stretch of the Cherry Creek corridor from S. Quebec Street to E. Iliff Avenue.

Currently, erosion along the stream that runs next to the Cherry Creek Trail is threatening to damage the trail and nearby roadway. Authorities implemented the restoration project to stop that erosion while also enhancing trail safety.

The project will also focus on improving water quality and creating more open space for activities.

The Cherry Creek Restoration Project began in 2019 but there's no word yet on when it will be complete.

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