Construction and Detours

Construction

South Suburban is dedicated to the improvement of its facilities, parks & trails for the good of the community. Projects are listed by earliest start date. Please check back periodically for new projects.

Milliken Park Restroom Construction
Project description: A new restroom and drinking fountain will be constructed in Milliken Park along the High Line Canal Trail.  The park will be impacted during construction, utility trenching, and restroom delivery.  Temporary area and trail closures will occur within the park and along High Line Canal Trail. Detour signage will direct you back to High Line Canal Trail.  Please stay clear of construction areas and equipment for your safety. See trail map of detour, construction, and closures.
Anticipated Detour Dates: September 6 through October 26, 2017
Project Contact: Pam Cornelisse, Senior Park Planner, pcornelisse@SSPRD.org or 303.483.7020

Little's Creek Park Improvements with Detours
Project description: Park improvements will be made to the playground at Little's Creek Park.  Improvements include expanding the existing play area which will provide separate play areas for ages 2 - 5 and ages 5 - 12.  Both play areas will have 100% rubber play surfacing and will include new play structures and new swings.  The nautical theme will remain in the proposed play equipment. Temporary loop trail closures within the park will occur and detour signage will be in place to lead the user back to the trail.  The shelter will remain open for the duration of the project.
Anticipated Construction Dates: June 2017 – mid-Sep 2017
Project Contact: Steve White, Park Planner II, stevew@sspr.org, 303.483.7024

Detours

Milliken Park/High Line Canal Trail Closures
Project description: The construction of a new restroom in Milliken Park along the High Line Canal Trail will require park and trail closures. During construction the High Line Canal Trail may be closed between S. Clarkson Street and S. Caley Avenue. Please adhere to the trail closure signs during construction and stay clear of construction areas for your safety. See trail map of detour, construction, and closures.
Anticipated Detour Dates: September 6 through October 26, 2017
Project Contact: Pam Cornelisse, Senior Park Planner, pcornelisse@SSPRD.org or 303.483.7020

Mary Carter Greenway Trail Closure and Detour
Project description: The construction associated with the C-470 Express Lanes project includes the replacement of the existing eastbound and westbound South Platte River bridges. Thus, the Mary Carter Greenway Trail under those bridges will be closed intermittently over a 6 month construction period, with detours in place.  Pay careful attention to electronic message boards and route maps on the detour as well as regular CDOT updates.
Anticipated Detour Dates: Beginning July 2017 - Dec 2018
Project Contact:Shawn Wissel, Grounds, Trails and Natural Open Space Supervisor, ShawnW@ssprd.org or 303.953.7626

Big Dry Creek Trail Detour
Project description: Big Dry Creek Trail at West Lehow Ave.
Anticipated Detour Dates: Ongoing
Project Contact:Shawn Wissel, Grounds, Trails and Natural Open Space Supervisor, ShawnW@ssprd.org or 303.953.7626

Contact Information

For further information about any construction, detours, proposed or sustainability projects, please contact Brett Collins, Director of Planning and Development, at BrettC@ssprd.org or 303.483.7021.