The Myrtle Morehead Storm Drainage Improvement Project (Phase 1 completed July 2017 and Phase 2) will reduce street and structure flooding throughout the neighborhood. Located within a drainage area of approximately 230 acres, the project will replace aging infrastructure and provide adequate drainage system capacity. This project includes partnering with Charlotte Water for sanitary sewer improvements in the area.
The project area is bordered by South Boulevard to the north and west, Kenilworth Avenue to the south and Morehead Street to the east. Streets in Phase 2 include Lexington Avenue, Myrtle Avenue, Templeton Avenue, Euclid Avenue, Caldwell Street, Cleveland Avenue, Rennselaer Avenue, and Mt. Vernon Avenue. The Construction contract is 3 years for the Phase 2 project area.
Estimated Cost: $41,500,000*
*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 general descriptions with timeframes are below. Public involvement is emphasized throughout the process.