The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Robin Kelly (IL-2), and Village of Richton Park officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the start of a storm sewer improvement project in Richton Park, Illinois:
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021
WHERE: 22356 Governors Highway, Richton Park, IL (see map below for parking area and ceremony entrance)
TIME: 1:30 p.m.
The project includes construction of an approximate 1.7-acre detention basin along the East Branch of Butterfield Creek in the Village of Richton Park. In addition, an outlet pipe will be constructed that would extend about 600 linear feet (LF) from the detention basin to the East Branch of Butterfield Creek, and an approximate 900-LF reach of the East Branch of Butterfield Creek will be restored.
This project is part of the Calumet Region Environmental Infrastructure 219 project and has been allocated $800,000 of federal funding.
Release no. 21-029