Irwin Creek Stream Restoration Project

Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services will restore approximately 5,400 ft of Irwin Creek just below I-85 to Statesville Avenue in Charlotte.

Call: 980-314-3239

EmailStephanie Roberts-Bowen, project manager

Project Overview

Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services will restore approximately 5,400 ft of Irwin Creek just below I-85 to Statesville Avenue in Charlotte. This site sits on top of a single parcel of land owned by the City of Charlotte. The site is the former Statesville Road Landfill. The landfill was operated by the City of Charlotte from 1940 to 1971 and was used for disposal of household, commercial, industrial, and institutional waste.   

View of Irwin Creek in early Spring.

Objectives

Estimated Cost: TBD

Funding $2,350,000:American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and $700,000 from the NCLWF.

Project Schedule
PhaseStatusEnd Date
PlanningIn ProgressTBA

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