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Riverside Mobile Home Park Demolished

County Will Turn Area Into Open Space


Courtesy of El Paso County Public Information Office

Erosion along Fountain Creek has taken out the bank and a road in Riverside Mobile Home Park.

El Paso County announced last week it was moving forward with the demolition of Riverside Mobile Home Park off Crest Dr. in Fountain. On Wednesday, May 22, mobile homes in the park were demolished and prepared for removal.

A county spokesperson said flooding back in September, 2013 caused significant erosion along Fountain Creek which led to the crumbling of the bank and a road in the mobile home park. Erosion of the creek bank has continued, threatening several of the mobile homes, prompting the decision to evacuate the homes and have them demolished. Federal financial assistance was provi...

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