Burr Jones Shoreline Steel Seawall Removal
Oct. 12, 2023 Public Information Meeting Recording
This project will remove the two deteriorating steel seawalls located along the Yahara River at Burr Jones Park. The seawalls shall be replaced with stepped stone access to the river along with glacial till and native vegetation stabilizing the river’s edge. This property is part of the Tenney Park Yahara River Historic Parkway. Design requires approval from the Landmarks Commission, the Wisconsin State Historical Society, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Design and Permitting: 2023
Public Information Meeting: October 2023
Construction: Anticipated to begin in late fall 2024.
There are a number of points of contact during this project where the public is encouraged to give feedback as part of public information meetings and public hearings. Dates, times and will be updated when determined.