Lyons Post-Flood Projects

The information on this page features many of the projects that have, currently are, or plan to be undertaken by the Town of Lyons, since the 2013 flood. There may be additional projects that aren’t depicted in this information. 

All time frames are estimates, and are subject to change at any time. Planned projects are conditional to funding, timing, and other variants. Unforeseen circumstances may alter the scope, budget, or viability of any project. The information on this page is intended to provide an overview of Lyons' post-flood projects, for informative purposes only.

Post-Flood Projects Story Map

The following map illustrates the general locations tied to many of the post-flood projects. Click the points on the map to reveal basic information about the respective project, including project status, anticipated time frame and budget, a brief overview, and an image. 

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Lyons Post-Flood Projects Story Map

Post-Flood Projects Story Map

Recovery Projects Update

Click here to be directed to the list of ongoing projects' updates, detailing progress and relevant information. Refer to this document for the latest on current and future projects, as its regularly updated by project managers and coordinating staff.

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Lyons Post-Flood Projects List

Project Name
Completion Date
LaVern M Johnson Park
Rebuild Meadow Park
September 2016
Northern Overflow Channel
Flood mitigation work for S St. Vrain to overflow into N St Vrain
November 2017
Mid-Corridor Street Scape
Medians, parking, crossings along mid-corridor
Completed October 2016
Public Works Building Site
Site Acquired - Old Longmont Water Treatment Plant. Architecture and engineering in September 2017
In Process
Fall 2018
Bohn Park Phase I
Pedestrian bridge, raised walkway, picnic areas, parking, storm water, waste water and potable water system, restrooms, ADA fishing access
In Process
November 2017
Bohn Park Phase II
Site grading, trail connectivity and irrigation
Funding Fall 2018
McConnell Bridge
Construction begins November 2017 thru June 2018
In Process
Spring 2018
2nd Ave Bridge
A modern structure with guard rails and hand rails, limited and minimal aesthetic features, clear span with standard Town approach roads and replacement of conduits.
Design phase
Fall 2019
Ped Bridge across St Vrain
Relocating to 3rd and Stacey Property (Buy-out). Working on conceptual design. FEMA environmental review and location.
Design phase
Summer 2018
South St Vrain Stream Restoration
Flood Resiliency; stream restoration; erosion protection; re-vegetation; fish habitat; overflow channels; improve stream health.
In Process
November 2017
Eastern Corridor Utilities
To bring water and utilities to the Eastern Corridor, which includes new lift station; new force main; and three pressure reducing waterline connections. 
In Process
June 2018
St Vrain Trail Extension
Path from McConnell Bridge to US 36
Design Phase