​Hinsda​le/Tinkerbell Storm Drainage Improvement Project

Project is in the construction phase.

​Project Updates


​Construction is scheduled to start in May and is estimated to take two years. Please view theApril mailer for more information.


The Hinsdale/Tinkerbell Storm Drainage Improvement Project will reduce street and structure flooding throughout the neighborhood and address stream erosion to provide a more natural, stable stream system. Located within a drainage area of approximately 240 acres, the project will replace and/or rehabilitate aging infrastructure and provide adequate drainage system capacity.

Estimated Cost: $13,600,000*

*includes all costs associated with this project such as planning and design, utility relocation, consultant fees, permits, construction, and landscaping.

The project team will manage the project through several phases. Specific work is conducted during each phase and public involvement is emphasized throughout the process. Learn more about project phases.


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PlanningCOMPLETEDJanuary 2014
DesignCOMPLETEDOctober 2020
PermittingCOMPLETEDAugust 2020
Property Easement/AcquisitionCOMPLETEDJanuary 2020
BidCOMPLETEDApril 2021
ConstructionIN PROGRESSAnticipated September 2023

​Proje​ct Team

Keith Greene

Construction Inspector

Chris Nieder

Construction Supervisor

John Keene, PE

Project Manager



Hinsdale April 2021 Mailer.pdfHinsdale April 2021 Mailer
Hinsdale November 2020 Mailer.pdfHinsdale November 2020 Mailer
Hinsdale March 2020 Mailer.pdfHinsdale March 2020 Mailer
Hinsdale September 2018 Mailer.pdfHinsdale September 2018 Mailer
Hinsdale Public Meeting Minutes October 24 2017.pdfHinsdale Public Meeting Minutes October 24 2017
Hinsdale November 2017 Mailer.pdfHinsdale November 2017 Mailer
Hinsdale October 2017 Mailer.pdfHinsdale October 2017 Mailer
Hinsdale June 2016 Mailer.pdfHinsdale June 2016 Mailer
Hinsdale August 2015 Mailer.pdfHinsdale August 2015 Mailer
Hinsdale April 2015 Mailer.pdfHinsdale April 2015 Mailer
Hinsdale December 2014 Mailer.pdfHinsdale December 2014 Mailer
Hinsdale August 2014 Mailer.pdfHinsdale August 2014 Mailer
Hinsdale April 2014 Mailer.pdfHinsdale April 2014 Mailer
Hinsdale December 5 2013 Public Meeting Exhibits 2 3 4.pdfHinsdale December 5 2013 Public Meeting Exhibits 2 3 4
Hinsdale December 5 2013 Public Meeting Exhibit 1.pdfHinsdale December 5 2013 Public Meeting Exhibit 1
Hinsdale December 5 2013 Public Meeting Minutes.pdfHinsdale December 5 2013 Public Meeting Minutes
Hinsdale December 2013 Mailer.pdfHinsdale December 2013 Mailer
Hinsdale November 2013 Mailer.pdfHinsdale November 2013 Mailer
Hinsdale August 2013 Mailer.pdfHinsdale August 2013 Mailer
Hinsdale April 2013 Mailer.pdfHinsdale April 2013 Mailer
Hinsdale March 28 2013 Public Meeting Exhibit.pdfHinsdale March 28 2013 Public Meeting Exhibit
Hinsdale March 28 2013 Public Meeting Minites.pdfHinsdale March 28 2013 Public Meeting Minites
Hinsdale March 2013 Mailer.pdfHinsdale March 2013 Mailer
Hinsdale October 2012 Mailer.pdfHinsdale October 2012 Mailer
Hinsdale June 2012 Mailer.pdfHinsdale June 2012 Mailer