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No quick, easy fixes to creek, Southmoor


Last updated 5/13/2020 at 12:01pm

Karin Hill

A portion of Southmoor Drive closed indefinitely due to nearby creek erosion.

The recent closure of a portion of Southmoor Drive in Fountain has residents and officials wondering what can be done not only to fix the erosion along the creek that threatens infrastructure, but also how to handle the resulting increase in traffic at certain intersections along Hwy. 85/87.

Last month the city announced that a small segment of Southmoor Drive just north of the American Legion Post 38 would be closed indefinitely due to safety concerns as concrete barriers near the roadway had fallen down the creek bank. Originally scheduled for April 15, the closure was done April 17. Prop...

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