Construction and Detours

South Suburban is dedicated to the improvement of its facilities, parks & trails for the good of the community. Projects are listed by earliest start date. Please check back periodically for new projects.


Kimmer Plaza (originally known as Entertainment District Park)

Project Description: A new park is being constructed at the southwest corner of Kimmer Drive and Park Meadows Drive.  This park is a joint project between South Suburban Park and Recreation District and the City of Lone Tree.  Contractor on the project is Double R Excavating, Inc.  Park amenities include:
• overlook plaza with picnic tables, benches, and a shade structure
• landscaping enhancements
• fitness station
• new trail connections
• sculpture by local artist
Anticipated Construction Dates:  November 2017 - August 2018
Project Contact: Pam Cornelisse, Senior Park Planner, or 303.483.7020

Sterne Park Construction
Project description:  Sterne Park is getting a new restroom and playground. The new playground is completed and is open to the public. A new restroom is being constructed west of the existing restroom and shelter, and is expected to open in late August. 
Anticipated Construction Dates: February - August 2018
Project Contact: Pam Cornelisse, Senior Park Planner, or 303.483.7020

Willow Creek Bank Stabilization Project
Project Description: Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority (SEMSWA) and Southgate Sanitation District (Southgate) are making improvements to the Willow Creek Bank. The project is located on the south side of East Dry Creek Road, across from Homestead Elementary School in the Foxridge Open Space along Willow Creek, west of South Quebec Street. ESCO Construction Company is the general contractor. Some additional sanitary sewer improvements located in East Dry Creek Road will be scheduled.
Anticipated Construction Dates: October 23, 2017 - summer 2018
Project Contact: Shawn Wissel, Trails and Open Space Manager, or 303.953.7626.


Dry Creek Road Lane Closure
Project Description:  ESCO Construction Company will start the East Dry Creek Road sanitary sewer replacement project. Traffic control devices are scheduled to be installed the weekend of June 16, 2018. The southern eastbound lanes will be closed, and single lane, two-way traffic will be shifted to the north side of East Dry Creek Road. With this traffic control setup, vehicular turning movements will be restricted at the Homestead Elementary Parking Lot and at South Homestead Parkway.
This work will impact the Willow Creek Trail crossing at the Homestead Parkway Cross Walk and at the Spring Creek Trail to sidewalk intersections. Willow Creek Trail under Dry Creek Road will remain open. Please use caution and follow the detour signs in place.
Anticipated Detour Dates: June 16, 2018 - TBD
Project Contact: Shawn Wissel, Trails and Open Space Manager, or 303.953.7626

Two Brands Trail Detours and Closure
Project description: This Trailmark community's soft surfaced trail is being resurfaced along with culvert maintenance. Most trails will be accessible and open with temporary detours from time to time. Patrons are cautioned to wach for  heavy equipment on the trails and to follow all closure and detour signs in the area.
Anticipated Detour Dates: Monday - Saturday, July 23 - 28, 2018
Project Contact: Shawn Wissel, Trails and Open Space Manager, or 303.953.7626

Contact Information

For further information about any construction, detours, proposed or sustainability projects, please contact Brett Collins, Director of Planning and Development, at or 303.483.7021.