Last Updated: 04/25/2023

Project Update

4/17/2023 Update:
For clarification, the large, fallen willow tree near the eastern side of the park at the Giddings Park shoreline is not within the construction limits of this project, and will not be removed. Below are plans showing construction limits and images of the three trees to be removed.

Willow to be removed
  • Box elder and maple to be removed:
box elder
Box elder and maple to be removed

Requests for tree plantings shall be coordinated with the Parks Division.

Project Overview

This project will repair approximately 150’ of eroding riprap shoreline at Giddings Park.  The proposed design will use existing salvageable glacial stone, and imported stone to rebuild the riprap protection along the park shoreline.

Project Schedule

Construction is anticipated to begin in fall 2023.

Public Involvement

There are no public input meetings proposed for this riprap repair maintenance project. Letters will be sent to adjacent residents with additional information prior to construction.  Questions and concerns can be sent to the Project Manager or Madison Parks at

There are a number of points of contact during this project where the public is encouraged to give feedback as part of public information meetings and public hearings. Dates, times and locations are indicated below:

Public Information Meetings

​​No public meetings are anticipated for this project.


Information will be posted when available.

City Process, Meetings

No city approvals are required for this project.