Construction and Detours

South Suburban is dedicated to the improvement of its facilities, parks & trails for the good of the community. Projects are listed by earliest start date. Please check back periodically for new projects.


Bowles Grove Park – Ballfield Renovations
Project Description: South Suburban is renovating the lighted ballfield at Bowles Grove Park.  The scope of work includes new backstop and dugouts, replace bleachers, replace foul line fencing, replace infield mix, remove existing press box, install storage shed, and install san-o-let enclosures at the ballfield and the parking lot.
Anticipated Construction Dates:  September 2018 – December 2018
Project Contact: Steve White, Park Planner II, or 303.483.7024

Kimmer Plaza (originally known as Entertainment District Park)
Project Description: A new park is being constructed at the southwest corner of Kimmer Drive and Park Meadows Drive.  This park is a joint project between South Suburban Park and Recreation District and the City of Lone Tree.  Contractor on the project is Double R Excavating, Inc.  Park amenities include:
• overlook plaza with picnic tables, benches, and a shade structure
• landscaping enhancements
• fitness station
• new trail connections
• sculpture by local artist
Anticipated Construction Dates:  November 2017 - October 2018
Project Contact: Pam Cornelisse, Senior Park Planner, or 303.483.7020

Willow Creek Trail
Project Description: Crusher fine shoulder repair on Willow Creek Trail from County Line Road north to Willow Creek Trail
Anticipated Detour Dates: Monday, Oct 22 – Thursday, October 25, 2018
Project Contact: Shawn Wissel, Trails and Open Space Manager, or 303.953.7626


Big Dry Creek Trail
Project Description: The Big Dry Creek Trail is rerouted during Colorado Department of Transportation’s bridge deck construction on S. University Blvd. The detour for the trail goes north to Goodson Recreation Center/Josephine Way stoplight. See detour map.
Anticipated Detour Dates: September 2018 – early 2019
Project Contact: Shawn Wissel, Trails and Open Space Manager, or 303.953.7626

Columbine Trail
Project Description: There is repaving work being done along Columbine Trail from Coal Mine Avenue South to Mineral in Littleton. Trail users should use caution in this area and follow detour signs.
Anticipated Detour Dates: Oct. 9-12
Project Contact: Shawn Wissel, Trails and Open Space Manager, or 303.953.7626




Contact Information

For further information about any construction, detours, proposed or sustainability projects, please contact Brett Collins, Director of Planning and Development, at or 303.483.7021.