Project Description

A riparian zone is the area next to a stream that includes the floodplain and plant "buffer".  A buffer of trees and bushes filters polluted runoff, helping to keep the stream water clean. Buffers also provide habitat and help keep streams cool.

The City of Durham manages riparian buffer zones that are part of a stream restoration or stormwater project.  Some of these areas are protected by a conservation easement that requires the City to maintain the buffers. This contract will provide vegetation management within conservation easements.

Project Manager 

Dave Milkereit| 919-560-4326, [email protected]

Project Status

This project is underway.

Key Project Dates

  • Advertisement: Friday March 11, 2022
  • Pre-Bid Conference: Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 10:30am - VIRTUAL 
  • Bid Opening: Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 10:30AMConference Room GA, 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, North Carolina 
  • Contract Executed: June 24, 2022
  • Notice to Proceed: August 2, 2022
  • Kickoff Meeting: August 8, 2022

Project Information

Contact Us

  1. Marvin Williams, Director

    Marvin G. Williams

    Public Works Department

    101 City Hall Plaza, Ste. 3100
    Durham, NC 27701

    Phone: (919) 560-4326
    Fax: (919) 560-4316

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