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Grand County Learning By Doing: 2022 Annual Report
Learning By Doing (LBD) is a cooperative effort of water stakeholders from both sides of the Continental Divide whose goal is to maintain, and, where possible, restore or enhance the aquatic environment of the Upper Colorado, Fraser, and Williams Fork River Basins within the Cooperative Effort Area (CEA).
March 21, 2023
Future engineers get chance of a lifetime visiting Gross Reservoir
Civil engineering students from the University of Colorado Boulder are getting a unique opportunity during their senior year.
March 17, 2023
Gross Dam Road roadway improvements
Denver Water’s contractor Kiewit-Barnard, will begin work to grade and widen Gross Dam Road. Upcoming activities will include, but are not limited to, removal of tree and brush materials from work areas, roadway excavation and placement of fill materials.
March 13, 2023
Big project, big equipment
Needed for Gross Reservoir expansion: A crane to perch on dam, rise nearly 500 feet … and lift 200 tons.
March 6, 2023
Intermittent lane closures begin week of Feb. 20
Beginning the week of Feb. 20 and lasting approximately 10 days, Denver Water’s contractor, Kiewit-Barnard, will be excavating near Highway 72.
February 20, 2023
Gross Dam Road and Highway 72 intersection improvements begin
Beginning the week of Feb. 13, Denver Water’s contractor, Kiewit-Barnard, will begin work on improvements at the intersection of Gross Dam Road and Highway 72.
February 14, 2023
Bridge work over South Boulder Creek
Beginning Monday, Jan. 16, Denver Water’s contractor, Kiewit-Barnard, will begin work to reinforce the bridge over South Boulder Creek on Gross Dam Road. This work will take approximately one week, although this timeframe is weather-dependent.
January 16, 2023
Community coffee shop office hours
Denver Water will be restarting in-person office hours the week of Jan. 9 at Canyon Coffee.
January 6, 2023
Gross Dam Road widening preparation work
Beginning Dec. 6, Kiewit-Barnard will begin preparation work, including tree and shrub removal and excavation, for road widening of Gross Dam Road between Gross Reservoir headquarters and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
December 6, 2022