2021 Emergency Watershed Protection Stream Bank Stabilization (EWP-2021-01)​

Project Manager


Dana Hornkohl, PE
Phone: 919-560-4326, ext. *30246


Project Status


This construction contract was advertised on January 14, 2021.  The apparent successful firm is KBS Earthworks, Inc.  The City is currently seeking final permitting and additional grant funds to perform the work.

Key Project Dates


  • Advertisement: January 14, 2021
  • Pre-Bid Conference: January 28, 2021 (minutes)
  • Initial Bid Opening: February 23, 2021
  • Second Bid Opening: March 16, 2021
  • Notice to Proceed: September 2021 (anticipated)

Project Description


The project involves the furnishing of all materials, labor, equipment, tools, etc. unless otherwise specified, for the complete stabilization of stream banks in four locations (stream lengths and locations listed below) within the City of Durham.  The stream bank stabilizations are being performed as part of Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) and Watershed Restoration Project (WRP) grants.

  • DSR No. 37-07-18-5038-057, South Ellerbe Creek, Glendale Avenue, ~350 LF
  • DSR No. 37-07-18-5038-160, Ellerbe and South Ellerbe Creeks, Higbee Street, ~325 LF
  • DSR No. 37-07-18-5038-194, Northeast Creek Tributary C, Revere Road, ~200 LF
  • DSR No. 37-07-18-5038-195, Third Fork Creek Tributary E, Ward Street, ~225 LF