Drainage Projects

The drainage improvement plan was developed in 2018 after the major flooding event in April of 2017. Based on flooding that was reported across the city, over 100 projects ranging in size were identified. (View the 2018 Drainage Improvement Plan). These projects have been categorized according to urgency and time requirements, and the work will be completed in phases.  

The 2019 Bond, which was approved by voters in April 2019, included up to $15.8 million for drainage projects. Phase One drainage projects totaling an estimated $8,059,222 include the following:

  • Missouri Creek
  • Sunbridge/College
  • Fairlane/Elmhurst/McClinton
  • Upper Scull Creek Phase 2
  • River Meadows Dr
  • Boxwood Addition
  • Eastern Avenue
  • Niokaska Creek Stream Restoration
  • Scull Creek Stream Restoration
  • Homespun Drive
  • Palmer Avenue

Project budget committed as of February 1, 2023 (Phase I/II)

Pie chart showing 56.6 percent of the Drainage Bond has been committed as of February 1, 2023

Phase I Drainage project map combined (click to enlarge)

Phase 1 (First Bond issue) drainage project map