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GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

Master Planning

Missouri Avenue
Spring Lake Park

Eastern Nebraska
Veterans Home BMPs

Under the Sink BMPs

Design

Elmwood Park Stormwater Diversion

Cole Creek Restoration

UNO Welcome Center Garden

Rockbrook Tributary Rehabilitation

MISSOURI AVENUE/SPRING LAKE PARK SSP – GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
OMAHA, NE

The Spring Lake Park Green Infrastructure Project is part of the Missouri Avenue Spring Lake Park Sewer Separation project. It includes a wide range of green infrastructure features that enhance the park’s habitat diversity, expand recreational opportunities by restoring a historic pond as an urban fishery, and improve public access to an under-used and sometimes abused natural area within the park.

The design solution attracted $1,300,000 of grant funding to help with restoring the pond and creating an urban fishery. Incorporating the green infrastructure features reduced the overall cost of the sewer separation project by $6,000,000. Phase 1 of the project was completed in 2016, and Phase 2 – located on the park’s golf course – is underway

The project is the recipient of the ASLA Central States Region 2013 Planning and Analysis Award. The project also received a 2017 Engineering Excellence Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Nebraska (ACEC/Nebraska).