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

October 2023

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services and OnSite Development, LLC continue with construction. Construction is anticipated to be complete in early 2024. Thank you for your patience.

Project updates

  • Covered Bridge Lane storm drainage improvements and sanitary sewer improvements are complete.
  • Champaign Street has reopened to traffic but construction will continue at a later time.
  • Cotillion Avenue storm drainage and sanitary sewer improvements continue.
  • Storm drainage and sanitary sewer improvements are starting on Champaign Street near Warewhip Lane.

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: Construction

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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 In Progress Anticipated Early 2024
Warranty TBD