Construction, Detours and Projects

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


Greenwood to Denver Terminal Transmission Project
Project Description: Xcel Energy—Colorado proposes to rebuild and reconductor approximately 15.4 miles of existing 115 kilovolt (kV) transmission facilities to operate at 230 kV. The plan is to rebuild and/or reconductor facilities within existing right-of-way and easements from Xcel Energy’s Greenwood Substation to its Denver Terminal Substation. The project includes modifications to the existing Greenwood, Arapahoe and Denver Terminal Substations to accommodate the new 230 kV lines. The transmission line project crosses six municipalities: Centennial, Greenwood Village, Littleton, Englewood, Sheridan and Denver.
Project Contact: greenwoodtodenverterminal.com, 303.294.2726, greenwooddenverterminal@xcelenergy.com


Foxhil Park Improvements
Project Description:
The Foxhill Park Improvements Project will include two new playground areas with safety surfacing. Each area will include new playground equipment for ages 2-5 and 5-12, respectively. New basketball hoops will also be installed. Additionally, a new pavilion with picnic tables and updated lighting will be constructed. Finally, ADA accessibility to the park will be improved and updated, along with new concrete pathways. Click here to view project
Anticipated Construction Dates: April 2021 - August 2021
Project Contact: Patrick O’Keeffe, Park Planner II, POKeeffe@ssprd.org, 303.483.7026


Walnut Hills Elementary School Park Ballfield Improvement Project
Project Description:
The Walnut Hills E.S. Project will entail relocating the ballfield northwest of its current location (outside of an existing drainage path). An ADA compliant concrete trail will be created for access to the new ballfield, along with a retaining wall and cedar rail fence. A new 12’ height backstop and players/coaches benches will be installed. Additionally, ADA accessibility to the existing tennis courts and pavilion will be improved. Click here to view project
Anticipated Construction Dates: June 2021 - August 2021
Project Contact: Patrick O’Keeffe, Park Planner II, POKeeffe@ssprd.org, 303.483.7026


Cherry Park Irrigation System Replacement
Project Description:
 The existing irrigation at Cherry Park will be replaced with a new, more efficient system. The project will include the installation of new lines, valves, heads, and control box. The park will remain open during each phase of work. Click here to view project.
Anticipated Construction Dates: June 2021 - August 2021
Project Contact: Cullen O’Brien, Park Maintenance Manager, CullenO@ssprd.org, 303.953.7629

Contact Information

For further information about any construction, detours, proposed or sustainability projects, please contact Melissa Reese-Thacker, Planning Manager, at MelissaR@ssprd.org or 303.483.7023.

Planning Projects

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