Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) funds, combined with Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) Section 319, and project sponsors’ monies was used to implement the LPCW Restoration Phase 3 (SD-4) Project of the Long Pine Creek Watershed Water Quality Management Plan (WQMP). This project consists of a self-adjusting rock riprap structure to address stream instability, head cutting, scouring, erosion, excess sedimentation, aquatic habitat loss, and streambank degradation.
Contractor: Husker Engineering INC.
A pre-construction meeting was held the beginning of April 2023, with landowner(s), Husker Engineering, Houston Engineering, and MNNRD.
Rock riprap hauling began shortly after the pre-construction meeting was held, followed by dirt work, and construction/implementation of the SD4 project. Final walkthrough was held on May 20th, 2023, with Houston Engineering, Husker Engineering, and MNNRD.
Project detail: Access route improvements to/from the project site, rock riffle structure, and bank stabilization.