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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Red Fox Trail Temporarily Closed for Water Tank Construction

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

ABOUT THE PROJECT

In an ongoing effort to serve existing customers with uninterrupted water service and improved fire protection, SUEZ is constructing a new water tank and water lines in the area of Camel’s Back Park and Sunset Peak Road (8th Street Extension) beginning January 2018.

The new Sunset Peak Tank, located one-mile north of the Hulls Gulch Trailhead off Sunset Peak Road (see graphic), will replace the aging Highland View and Braemere reservoirs at a location that will provide improved flow to area residents with minimal visual impact. Additionally, a fire hydrant will be installed adjacent to the new tank, allowing fire fighters to put-out areas fires more effectively and expeditiously.

As part of this effort, SUEZ will be upgrading the existing Hulls Gulch Tank booster station, located off Red Fox Trail behind Camel’s Back Park, and installing a waterline connection to the new tank via Red Fox Trail and Sunset Peak Road.
The project is scheduled to begin late January and complete by December 2018, weather permitting. Work will be occurring at the existing Hulls Gulch tank area, January to March, and at the new Sunset Peak tank site throughout construction. McAlvain Construction is the contractor.

TRAIL AND ROAD IMPACTS

Work will be completed in phases (see graphic), with a half-mile section of Red Fox Trail closed, January through April. During this time, trail users are encouraged to use Chickadee Ridge and Owl’s Roost trails when traveling between Camel’s Back Park and the Hulls Gulch Trailhead.

Red Fox, between the Chickadee Ridge junction and Sunset Peak Road, will be closed with no access to the Hulls Gulch Trailhead from Red Fox for approximately two weeks in April. Owl’s Roost can be used as a detour during this time.

Construction is scheduled to occur on a one-mile section of Sunset Peak Road between the Hulls Gulch Trailhead area and the new tank site, mid-April to late-June. Traffic will be limited to one-lane with flagger control and periodic, temporary closures. Travelers should expect minor delays.

STAY INFORMED
The Langdon Group has been hired to help keep the public informed and updated throughout construction. Please contact The Langdon Group if you have any questions or concerns: 208-739-3048 or bk@langdongroupinc.com. To receive updates at key project milestones, send an email to bk@langdongroupinc.com.

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