City Reviving Shoal Creek Tunnel Conversation

May 29, 2015  | By Shoal Creek Conservancy

Duncan Park Flooding at 9th Street, 2015. Photo by Charles Peveto.

As the Statesman’s Marty Toohey reported on May 28, the City, in the wake of the Memorial Day floods, is once again eyeing the idea of a Shoal Creek flood control tunnel which would redirect floodwaters under Lamar Boulevard to Lady Bird Lake instead of overland and through the commercial district south of House Park. What do you think about the idea? Post a comment to our Facebook page.

Also, read excerpts from the 1991 report which originally proposed the idea:

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Chapter 5: The Recommended Plan
Chapter 6: Discussion, Conclusions and Recommendations