Hinsdale/Tinkerbell Storm Drainage Improvement Project

  • Project typeStorm Water Services

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. The project area is bordered by Wamath Drive to the north, Belchasse Street and Stocktie Road to the south, McMullen Creek to the east and Sharon Road to the west.

Project Updates

April 2024

Construction of the Hinsdale/Tinkerbell Storm Drainage Improvement Project is complete. Storm Water Services will continue to monitor the project during the next 12 months as part of the warranty phase. The construction inspector will conduct 6- and 11-month inspections during the warranty period. If needed, the contractor will return to the site to make repairs. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services appreciates your cooperation and patience during the construction phase of this project.


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.

Project Phase: Warranty

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End date
Planning Completed January 2014 
Design Completed October 2020 
Permitting Completed August 2020
Property Easement/Acquisition Completed January 2020
Bid Completed April 2021
Construction Completed March 2024
Warranty In Progress Anticipated April 2025