Natalie Creek Project Updates

Natalie Creek Project Overview 

The $8.3 million Natalie Creek project will include improvements designed to reduce flood risks along the creek starting at 146th and Pulaski and following a route of about 15,800 lineal feet through to the City of Oak Forest’s Central Park Detention Basin.

  • Misc. Channel Improvements along the Creek 
  • Concrete Channel Renovations and existing Detention Basin expansion at 149th Street & Kilpatrick 
  • Upsizing of Culverts at 149th Street & Kilpatrick, Kenton, Kolmar, Kilbourn & Kostner Avenues 
  • New Detention Basin Facility in the vicinity of Kostner Avenue & 147th Street 
  • 146th Street & Pulaski Road Conduit Outfall Grate Improvements
To see the full Natalie Creek Final Design Engineering Project presentation please click here.

Project Timeline:

Natalie Creek Project Timeline

An existing culvert on 149th Street.

Culvert (Before) 2017 (SM)

What the culverts will look like.

TypicalCulvert (SM)