Chatham Storm Drainage Improvement Project

  • Project typeStorm Water Services

The Chatham 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 340 acres, the project will replace and/or rehabilitate aging infrastructure and provide adequate drainage system capacity. The project area is bordered by The Plaza to the north, Belvedere Avenue and Roland Street to the south, Briar Creek and Matheson Avenue to the east and The Plaza and Belvedere Avenue to the west.

Project Updates

July 2023

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services and engineering consultant The Isaacs Group, continue with the design phase. Staff is coordinating with private utility companies to identify potential conflicts and relocation needs. Next, staff will develop detailed drawings for the proposed improvements and begin the easement acquisition process.


Estimated Cost: To Be Determined*

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

Project Phase: Design

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