August 2021 update
The construction contract was posted for tender on the City’s Bids & Tenders website on July 20, 2021, with the tender closing on August 11, 2021.
The channel and slope reconstruction will generally extend from Colonel Talbot Road to west of Malpass Road, the channel will be lowered and regraded to increase flow conveyance within the channel. Tree removals are expected to occur in early September with construction beginning in late September. This project will be extensive with significant restorations, tree plantings, multiple habitat features and a recreational multiuse pathway. Construction is expected to be completed by the end of January with plantings to take place in Spring of 2022.