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Forest Hills Park Trail Detour

Post Date:04/09/2018 3:59 PM

The City of Charlottesville Department of Utilities is retrofitting a stormwater facility in Forest Hills Park. A trail in the park will be impacted by the construction activities and a detour route has been created on Orangedale Avenue.

The city is updating a stormwater best management practice (BMP) facility in the park. The purpose of this project is to enhance water quality by retrofitting a bioretention facility in the park. As a result of construction activities, the Forest Hills Park trail will be temporarily detoured to Orangedale Avenue. For their safety, park visitors are reminded to observe all closures and barricades during construction. For reference, please see the map below for the detoured trail route to Orangedale Avenue [click here to download larger version].   

We expect the project to be wrapped up in time for the Memorial Day holiday.

For additional information, please contact:

Melissa Orndorff Stephens

Stormwater Utility Administrator
City of Charlottesville Department of Utilities
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