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Bikeway Connectivity, Pedestrian Safety, and Stormwater Management in Burlington’s Old North End

15.7 MB
Year:
2020
Theme:
Bicycle & Pedestrian, Stormwater, Transportation
Description:
The CCRPC and the City of Burlington partnered to identify options to improve connectivity for low-stress bicycling, improved pedestrian crossings, and stormwater management in the southwest section of the Old North End – one of Burlington’s densest and most diverse neighborhoods. The final report includes conceptual designs and conceptual cost estimates for the preferred alternatives connecting Battery Park, the Old North End Neighborhood Greenway, the Depot Street Neighborhood Greenway, and the Lakeview Terrace Neighborhood Greenway.
Consultant:
Toole Design Group
Geography:
Burlington

Lake Street Pedestrian Streetscape and Stormwater Feasibility Study

10 MB
Year:
2020
Theme:
Bike/Ped, Bike/Pedestrian, Stormwater
Description:
Lake Street in Burlington is a shared use street that connects the City core to the northern waterfront. There are two mid-block pedestrian crossings on this segment. The road is landscaped with street trees and granite blocks. Stormwater runoff sheet flows across the road from east to west. Runoff from nearby properties drains over Lake Street at the driveway intersections. Most of the stormwater sheet flows into small swales or ponds in the nearest low spot. The City with funding from the CCRPC studied possible pedestrian, streetscape and stormwater improvements for Lake Street in the project area.
Consultant:
Stantec
Geography:
Burlington

Bolger Hill Road, Jericho: Drainage Alternatives Study

9.4 MB
Year:
2020
Theme:
Storm Water, Stormwater
Description:
In accordance with the agreement between the Town of Jericho, the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC), and Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc., this Scoping Study - Technical Memo (Study) has been prepared to investigate four (4) alternatives for roadway drainage and erosion solutions for Bolger Hill Road within the existing roadway ROW and Town parcels. As this is a technical study, no public meeting was held, however the following general purpose and need statements has been developed based on our meeting with Town and CCRPC Staff. Purpose: The purpose for this Study is to provide roadway and drainage alternatives to reduce the erosion that is currently occurring along Bolger Hill Road and to reduce the sediment accumulation at its intersection with Jericho Center Circle. Need: The need for the project is to reduce the gravel, which comes from Bolger Hill Road, that gets washed into the Town Green and abutters properties after large storm events. The Town would like to improve the water quality in this area through the construction of Best Management Practices (BMPs) within this project.
Consultant:
Hoyle - Tanner & Associates
Geography:
Jericho

Lake Iroquois Recreation District, Williston: Beebe Lane Drainage Improvements, Final Design and Cost Estimate

4.1 MB
Year:
2019
Theme:
Infrastructure, Storm Water, Stormwater
Description:
This project developed Final Design Plans and a Cost Estimate for road and drainage improvements for Beebe Lane located within lands managed by the Lake Iroquois Recreation District within the Town of Williston.
Consultant:
KAS
Geography:
Williston

Town of Milton Stormwater Master Plan

1.2 MB
Year:
2019
Theme:
Storm Water, Stormwater
Description:
In 2018 the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) received grant funding from the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (VTANR) Clean Water Initiative Program to supplement funds from the Town of Milton to develop a Stormwater Master Plan (SWMP) for Milton. Fitzgerald Environmental Associates, LLC (FEA) was hired by the Town and CCRPC in the summer of 2018 to develop the plan. This final SWMP report for the Town of Milton represents significant efforts and collaborations over the last year between the Town, FEA, CCRPC, VTANR, and other partners, including private landowners and business owners, interested in mitigating stormwater and improving water quality. The goal of this project was to identify and prioritize stormwater improvement projects throughout the Town, with a focus on Town owned properties. Project prioritization followed the Unified Scoring Metrics recently developed by VTDEC (2018a). Conceptual design plans (30% design) were prepared for 15 high-priority projects. Additional phosphorus loading and removal estimates were completed to assist the Town with planning for future efforts to prepare the Phosporus Control Plan.
Consultant:
Fitzgerald Environmental Associates
Geography:
Milton

Colchester Inspection and Inventory of Existing Stormwater System

12.6 MB
Year:
2019
Theme:
capital planning, Stormwater
Description:
Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc. completed stormwater structure and pipe condition assessments and recorded collected data in Town GIS format for future integration with the Town’s Asset Management Program. The overall stormwater infrastructure refurbishment need was identified and a Capital Budget Program for Stormwater Infrastructure was developed for future refinement by Town Staff to aid in future infrastructure planning efforts. Results of a Top Down pipe condition analysis - completed based on pipe material, typical service life and estimated installation year - broadly estimates $5.1M in stormwater infrastructure capital budget need. However, the results of the pipe segment Zoom Camera condition assessments indicate that approximately 75% of this $5.1M in stormwater infrastructure capital budget need had a “Pass” rating. This reveals that a significant amount of the stormwater infrastructure, although exceeding a typical service life, has some service life remaining. There were also Stormwater Pipe Segments that had an Emergency Rating indicating immediate work required. Many of these pipes were not in the $5.1M dollar Top Down evaluation.
Consultant:
Hoyle - Tanner & Associates
Geography:
Colchester

Allen Brook Large Culvert Assessment Study

6.5 MB
Year:
2019
Theme:
Storm Water, Water Quality
Description:
This project extensively conducted culvert assessment on all large culverts (more than 5 ft) within the Allen Brook watershed in Williston.  The study focused on evaluating existing conditions of all six large culverts; four on Talcott Road (2 doubles), one on South Ridge Road and one on Old Stage Road, identifying regulations and permitting processes that may required for future culvert replacement/improvement and develop a long-term implementation plan including prioritizing, conceptual plans and cost estimates that will be included in the Town's Capital Improvement Plan.
Consultant:
Stone Environmental
Geography:
Williston

Richmond Stormwater Master Plan

38.9 MB
Year:
2018
Theme:
Stormwater, Water Quality
Description:
Within this Plan, localized stormwater problems are examined at a larger scale (e.g., throughout the village core) to determine their relative contributions and aid in setting priorities for addressing challenges related to stormwater runoff. As adjoining municipalities also take increasingly comprehensive views of stormwater management issues and planning, these plans are one-stop resources that can improve coordination and increase opportunities for collaboration in meeting watershed-related needs across political boundaries.
Consultant:
Stone Environmental
Geography:
Richmond

Town of Richmond Stormwater Master Plan

38.9 MB
Year:
2018
Theme:
Storm Water, Stormwater
Description:
The ultimate objective of this stormwater master planning project is to support the Town in improving stormwater management, by providing a list of high priority water resource concerns and conceptual solutions that support the development and implementation of future restoration projects in an efficient and targeted manner. This Stormwater Master Plan first incorporates information from existing plans and datasets to create a single, town-specific resource to guide future stormwater management activities. The resulting stormwater management planning information and resources are included in Section 2 of this report. This Stormwater Master Plan also:  Provides a means for comparing anticipated benefits of individual stormwater improvement projects;  Provides recommendations to address stormwater problems, including a prioritized list of problem areas that can assist the Town in directing resources to high priority projects; and  Presents conceptual solutions for stormwater management measures in select high priority problem areas.
Consultant:
Stone Environmental
Geography:
Richmond

Town of Underhill Stormwater Master Plan

12.3 MB
Year:
2018
Theme:
Storm Water, Stormwater
Description:
The intent of this report is to present the data collected, evaluations, analyses, designs, and cost estimates for subwatersheds in Underhill under a contract between the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission and Watershed Consulting Associates, LLC. Funding for the project was provided by a Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Clean Water Fund grant. The plan presented is intended to provide the watershed’s stakeholders a means by which to identify and prioritize future stormwater management efforts. This planning study presents a recommended collection of Best Management Practices (BMPs) that would address specific concerns that have been raised for these areas. In particular, there is great need to reduce stormwater impacts including phosphorus and sediment from stormwater runoff to receiving waters within the Town and the greater Lake Champlain Basin in light of future regulation under the Lake Champlain Total Maximum Daily Load requirements. Although there are other BMP strategies that could be implemented in the watershed, these are the sites and practices that project stakeholders believe will have the greatest impact and probability of implementation. These practices do not represent a regulatory obligation, nor is any property owner within the watershed obligated to implement them. This stormwater master plan, and therefore its resultant strategies, will be one of the actions in the Lamoille Tactical Basin Plan. This will put the BMP strategies in queue for state funding for implementation.
Consultant:
Watershed Consulting Associates
Geography:
Underhill