Plans in the Works to Shore up Wall on Keith Creek

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Plans are in the works to shore up sections of Keith Creek in Rockford where retaining walls have almost completely eroded.

Heavy rains earlier this spring led to the collapse of several barriers near 5th Street. Some of them are dangerously close to homes in that area. In order to prevent further erosion. The city plans to spend around $200 to build sturdier retaining walls in that area. Some of the ones that currently line the creek are more than 70 years old. The new walls to be in place before next spring.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 224010401 -
Gray Television, Inc.