Community meeting

Draft plan available for Windy Gap Bypass; Community meeting on February 22

A draft plan for the Colorado River Connectivity Channel, also known as the Windy Gap Bypass, is now available. Public comments will be accepted Tuesday through March 10.
NRCS/Courtesy photo

The public is encouraged to provide feedback on the draft plan for the Colorado River Connectivity Channel, also known as the Windy Gap Bypass.

Public comments open on Tuesday and will remain open until March 10.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, along with sponsors Grand County, Trout Unlimited, and the Northern Colorado Water Conservation District, presented the draft watershed plan and assessment environmental.

The project proposes ecosystem improvements along the Colorado River Corridor near the Windy Gap Dam. Measures are proposed to provide connectivity and improve the Colorado River riparian corridor to improve stream habitat and sediment transport while moderating high stream temperatures and allowing access. public at leisure.

The NRCS and project sponsors will hold a public meeting to provide information about the project. The meeting will take place on February 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Grand Incendie office in Granby or online with Zoom access available at

An electronic copy of the draft plan is also available at this link. Hard copies of the plan are available at the Granby Library, Hot Sulfur Springs Library, Grand County Office, and Granby City Hall.

Submit your comments to Greg Allington by emailing your comment to [email protected] or by sending them to:

Adaptive Environmental Planning, LLC

2976 E State St.

Ste 120 #431

Eagle, ID 83616

Comments must be received by March 10 to become part of the public record.