Stormwater Management Program Projects

Projects to Address Creek Flooding

The City currently has several flood control projects underway. 

Funding for these projects is from the Johnson County Stormwater Management Program (75%) and the City of Olathe Stormwater Utility Fee (25%).

  • Indian Creek - This project will address street and house flooding that occurs on E. College Way Street, S. Lindenwood Dr., and S. Willow Dr. The project includes the construction of street and bridge improvements, retaining walls, and channel widening. HNTB was selected to design this project. Trinity Excavating & Construction was awarded the construction contract for this project. Construction is underway and is anticipated to be completed Fall 2014.
     
  • Indian Creek - This project will address street and house flooding that occurs on East 151st Street, S. Lindenwood Drive, S. Stagecoach Drive, E. 153rd Street. The project includes the construction of street pavement and a new multi-cell box culvert on East 151st Street, retaining walls, and channel widening. Phelps Engineering was selected to design this project. VF Anderson Builders LLC was awarded the construction contract for this project. Construction is underway and is anticipated to be completed late Fall 2014.
     
  • Indian Creek - This project will address home and street flooding in the vicinity of Lindenwood Drive and 153rd Terrace. Improvements will include a new concrete box culvert and channel widening. Phelps Engineering was selected to design this project. VF Anderson Builders LLC was awarded the construction contract for this project. Construction is underway and is anticipated to be completed late Fall 2014.
     
  • Indian Creek - This project will address home and street flooding in the vicinity of Sheridan Street and Winterbrooke Drive. Improvements will include a new bridge, channel widening, and home buy-outs. HNTB has been selected to design the project. Design will be completed in late 2014 with construction in 2015. 
     
  • Mill Creek - This project will address house and street flooding in the vicinity of 108 East Mulberry (Mulberry and Cherry).  The project will include buy out of two homes, culvert improvements, and channel improvements. Phelps Engineering was selected to design this project. The design has been completed, and it is anticipated that construction of improvements will commence in the summer/fall of 2014.
     
  • Little Cedar Creek – This project will address house and street flooding along Little Cedar Creek in the vicinity of W. Park Street to W. Elm Street. The project will include the potential buyout of up to 15 homes, culvert improvements, and channel improvements. Phelps Engineering was selected to design this project. Preliminary design is currently underway in the summer of 2014 with anticipated full design to be completed in early 2015. The first construction phase of this project is likely in 2015 with a possible second phase to follow in 2017.

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