Lick Run Roanoke Regional Airport Commission


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Project Construction Start: Fall 2020                            Completion Date: Spring 2021

Project Estimate: $681,937 (This project does not use funds from VA DEQ Stormwater Local Assistance Fund) 

Contractor: Wetland Studies and Solutions and Shenandoah Stream works

Project Description:

The goal of the Lick Run stream restoration at the Roanoke Regional Airport, is to improve water quality by reducing excessive sediment caused by erosion. Stabilizing channel banks, improving in-stream habitat, and enhancing floodplain capacity, are the primary ways the project will reduce erosion. Engaging in stream bank restorations throughout the City's tributary watersheds will help achieve the sediment waste load allocations under the TMDL requirements as required by the City's MS4 stormwater permit.


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. is the leading natural and cultural resources consultant in the Mid-Atlantic region. Our engineers, scientists, regulatory specialists, permit compliance specialists, arborists, archeologists, architectural historians, ecosystem & restoration specialists, surveyors, and geographic information specialists assist both the public and private sectors with the permitting process and create innovative solutions to water quality issues."