Elk Creek Fish Bypass Channel

  • Location: Newcastle, CO
  • Owner/Designer: Trout Unlimited
  • Cost: $131,813,95
  • Completion: April 2018


This project consisted of:

  • Unwatering and dewatering
  • Concrete diversion dam modifications, including structural concrete cutting and poured-in-place concrete installation
  • Bank stabilization
  • Streambed alterations
  • Placement of 12-oz. geotextile
  • Placement of riprap and boulders
  • Revegetation of streambanks

Construction of the fish bypass channel included excavation and harvesting of 480 CY of streambed material and placement of 764 tons of 2′-6′-diameter boulders.

The picture above shows KGCI creating a small cofferdam.

Contact Us


PO Box 682, Cedaredge, CO 81413

10094 HWY 65, Austin, CO 81410

Telephone: (970) 835-7910

Fax: (970) 835-7911