Project Number: 2011CR
Project construction started in December 2012, and by March 2013 construction was mostly complete. The project was finished in the fall of 2013.
The cost of this project was $580,200, of which $419,000 was funded from the BCWMC's Capital Improvement Program Closed Project Account and $160,700 was funded by the BCWMC's 2010 ad valorem tax levy collected via Hennepin County in 2011.
The BCWMC, in cooperation with the City of Golden Valley, stabilized and restored approximately 3,600 feet of shoreline. An additional project facilitated through private funding stabilized another 770 feet of shoreline. Stabilization techniques included:
The project reduced the overall pollutant load to the Bassett Creek Main Stem by an estimated amount of 60 pounds of phosphorous per year and 105,000 pounds of total suspended sediment per year.
Feasibility Study: Feasibility Report for Bassett Creek Restoration Project - Reach 1 (BCWMC, September 2010)
BCWMC Project Final Report: Bassett Creek Main Stem Restoration Project Wisconsin Avenue to 10th Avenue and Duluth Street to Crystal Border, Golden Valley Final Report(BCWMC, December 2014)
BCWMC Resolution Ordering Project: Resolution 10-08 (September 23, 2010)
Contact: BCWMC Administrator Laura Jester at firstname.lastname@example.org or 952-270-1990.