Construction contract awarded for improvements along Hangman’s Gulch Trail
Making sure the community stays safe from flooding is a top priority for Castle Rock Water’s Stormwater Division. With that in mind, the department presented a construction contract Tuesday to Town Council for improvements along Hangman’s Gulch Trail. The improvements would be within the channel to help reduce erosion and sedimentation along the trail between I-25 and the confluence with East Plum Creek.
Council unanimously approved the $676,065 contract with Hudick Excavating, Inc. Construction is expected to begin in February 2018. Weather permitting, substantial completion is anticipated for June 2018.
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Contract approved for new water well construction
As communities throughout Colorado continue to grow, Castle Rock Water is taking proactive actions to help meet increased water demands – especially during the dry summer months. In an effort to secure additional water supplies and keep pace with demand, Castle Rock Water is planning to drill a new water well.
The Founders Arapahoe Well CR-227 will be located near Matney Park, and in combination with a Denver well drilled this fall, is anticipated to produce about .85 million gallons of water per day. Town Council approved the contract with Hydro Resources – Rocky Mountain Inc. The total drilling cost is approximately $1.6 million and is part of a larger $5.3 million project to incorporate the wells into the water system.
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