Addison Creek Reservoir

Channel Improvement Project
Engineer: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

  • New Reservoir to Provide Flood Relief to Approximately 2,200 Structures Along Addison Creek in Northlake, Stone Park, Melrose Park, Bellwood, Westchester, and Broadview
  • Add Over 195 Million Gallons of Reservoir Storage
  • Demolition and Removal of All Remaining Structures, Foundations, Pavement, Utilities, and Underground Storage Tanks
  • Excavation and Removal of Contaminated Waste Encountered in Soil
  • Slurry Wall Installation
  • Pump Station and Discharge Structure Installation
  • Channel Improvements Include Excavation for and the Placement of Stone Riprap, Topsoil, Erosion Control Blanket, Seeding and Other Erosion Control Work
  • Completed Reservoir Will Provide $116 Million in Flood Benefits