“Daev Brown is at a crossroads, literally.
“We’re in the Cole neighborhood, but if you go one block south you’ll be in Whitter, if you go one block west, you’ll be in Five Points.”
As well as figuratively.
“I haven’t had a structural engineer come out yet, I’m scared to do it because I’m scared of what I’m going to find out about,” Brown said.
He wants to hire an expert to inspect his foundation because of the violent vibrations his community is experiencing from nearby construction at Martin Luther King Blvd. and Marion St.
“It feels like an extended earthquake throughout the day, all day sometimes,” explained Brown.
He captured video of the shaking last week, and Denver Public Works said it stopped the work causing the vibrations on Monday.
“As soon as we heard from the community about the vibrations we stopped sheet piling on Monday — that’s what was causing the vibrations,” Heather Burke, a spokeswoman for Denver Public Works said. “Now we’re gonna take a step back and kind of talk to the community about how we can find a different approach to do this type of work.”
The city is installing a massive new underground storm water system in the Cole neighborhood — an older neighborhood with older infrastructure that has historically been prone to flooding.”
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Kovaleski, Jennifer. Channel 7 News 12 June 2019.