Lake Overton Wet Pond Retrofit and Dam Safety Improvements

Project Status: Underway - Construction

Estimated Cost: $2,295,286.98
Start Date: May 2024
Estimated End Date: February 2025

Magisterial District:   Fairfield  

The County of Henrico will retrofit the Lake Overton facility to a wet pond facility that will provide water quality improvements for the community. Included in this retrofit are dam safety improvements to the embankment. Future improvements include a trail connection to the Three Lakes Park trail system.  The following improvements will be constructed, including: 

  • A sediment forebay 
  • Shoreline erosion protection 
  • Aquatic benches 
  • Aeration fountain 
  • Wooden retaining wall 
  • New principal and auxiliary spillway 
  • Dam embankment repairs 
  • Forest mitigation plantings 

Estimated Schedule: (Month Year) 

  • Design is completed. 
  • Right-of-way acquisition is completed. 
  • Advertisement for construction is completed. 
  • Utility coordination is anticipated to be completed in early May 2024. 
  • Construction is anticipated to begin May 2024. 

Progress to Date

  • Tree felling occurred between March 18th and March 29th.

Contact Us

Ben Felton
(804) 819-9271
[email protected]

Public Works

Henrico Department of Public Works
4305 E. Parham Rd.
Henrico, VA 23228

(804) 501-4393

[email protected]

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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