Monroe Avenue Green Innovation Grant Program (GIGP)

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The Monroe Avenue Green Innovation Grant Program (GIGP) is designed to re-integrate natural systems into the Monroe Avenue corridor from 12 Corners to the Westfall Road intersection. Through the use of rain gardens, vegetated swales and the introduction of permeable paving surfaces, the Town of Brighton is retrofitting this vital corridor with cohesive and sustainable green technologies. To learn more about this project please visit the following website http://brightongigp.org/ 
  • View project scope and schedule here

Progress Pictures


Installation of the decorative bus stops with integrated stormwater planters has started:

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Completed stormwater wetland feature on Buckland Creek at Brighton Middle School:

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Brighton Highway crew members installing porous sidewalk:

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Brighton High School students planting shrubs along Buckland Creek as part of the Monroe Avenue Green Infrastructure Project.

​BHS students have monitored Buckland Creek for over a decade. The section of the creek, near Twelve Corners Middle School, has experienced erosion, poor water quality and loss of fish and wildlife habitat over the years.  As part of the  stormwater management and habitat restoration component of the GIGP, theTown of Brighton, Brighton Central School District, members of the Stormwater Coalition and other community partners, volunteers, and students have worked together to help restore this section of the creek.