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Posted on: May 31, 2018

BP Project Notice


BP is undertaking a project that will require temporary closure of a half-mile section of the recreational trail on the south side of the North Platte River starting in early June 2018.  The trail will reopen late this fall with a temporary gravel surface after the project is completed.  The trail will then be repaved when the weather allows in the spring of 2019. 


The project involves installing a secondary subsurface barrier wall between the former Amoco Refinery property and the river.  The new barrier - called a slurry wall - will provide the river with additional protection against potential migration of remaining hydrocarbons from the former refinery site.

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