The information on this page features many of the projects that have, currently are, or plan to be undertaken by the Town of Lyons for larger, capital scale improvements. Many are related to recovery and resiliency from the 2013 flood. However, as the Town begins to wrap up the multitude of flood recovery projects, there continue to be other new capital projects to improve the Town. There also may be additional projects that aren’t depicted in this information.
All time frames are estimates, and are subject to change at any time. Planned projects are conditional to funding, timing, and other variants. Unforeseen circumstances may alter the scope, budget, or viability of any project. The information on this page is intended to provide an overview of Lyons' post-flood projects, for informative purposes only.
Post-Flood Projects Story Map
The following map illustrates the general locations tied to many of the post-flood projects. Click the points on the map to reveal basic information about the respective project, including project status, anticipated time frame and budget, a brief overview, and an image.
|Public Works Facilities
||Public Works operations and storage buildings, located in the eastern corridor
|Bohn Park Phase II
||Skatepark, ballparks, shelter, and trails
|Lyons Valley River Park||Construction of ponds, trails, irrigation, and landscaping||Complete||Spring 2020|
|Affordable Housing Development||An addition of up to 40 affordable housing units, located in the Lyons Valley Park subdivision||Design/Permitting||2023|
|2nd Avenue Bridge
||A free-span bridge, to mitigate flood impacts
|4th Ave Pedestrian Bridge
||Replacement of a trail and a pedestrian bridge at 4th Ave over the N St Vrain
|Apple Valley Waterline||Relocating potable waterline from stream to more resilient location under Apple Valley Road||Complete||2019/2020|
|Eastern Corridor Utilities
||To bring water and utilities to the Eastern Corridor, which includes new lift station; new force main; and three pressure reducing waterline connections.
|Roadway Repair & Paving||Roadway replacement and curb, gutter, and storm water drainage improvements||Complete||Summer 2020|
|St. Vrain Trail Extension
||Path from McConnell Bridge to US 36
|Broadway Improvements||Add parking, multi modal path, curb bump outs and improve pedestrian connectivity||Future Project||2023|