Construction Projects - Updated November 21, 2014

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Current City Roadwork:

City Roadwork Project Description Project Status

Aldergrove Road Water System Upgrade

Water Valve

The City of Arcata and the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District began a water system upgrade project during the week of February 17, 2014 on Aldergrove Road near Ericson Way. Water line intertie work will be performed in October and November on the road and along the roadside.

Active.

For more information, please contact Pat Kaspari at (707) 443-8326.

Sewer Manholes & Mainline Repairs Project


Sanitary sewer collection improvements in Arcata. The work consists of, but is not limited to installing 16 sewer manholes and repairing 15 broken sewer mains in the City of Arcata.  Manholes will be installed at:

  1. 5th and F Streets
  2. 5th and G Streets
  3. 6th Street between G and H Streets
  4. 11th and G Streets
  5. 12th and G Streets
  6. 15th and G Streets
  7. 10th and J Streets
  8. 13th and H Streets
  9. 13th Street between H and I Streets
  10. 15th Street between H and I Streets
  11. 13th and G Streets, and
  12. 12th and J  Streets.

The Arcata City Council awarded this contract to V & C Construction, Inc. at its August 20, 2014 regular meeting.

Close to Completion. Slight Delay Due to Rain.

Work begins October 6, 2014. Anticipated end date is Friday, November 21, 2014.

For more information contact the Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957. 

Please obey all posted traffic control signs and drive cautiously over rough road conditions in the construction zones. Please excuse our dust and debris as we work to improve your streets! 



 

Other Agency Roadwork around Arcata: 

 

(NOTE: Information on roadwork by OTHER AGENCIES may not be current or complete. Please consult that agency's website for more information.)

           Other Roadwork Project Description Project Status

Power Pole Replacement on Samoa Boulevard


Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG & E) will be installing new wood power poles and replacing an existing conductor as part of the repair from damage in the 2008 storm. Helicopters will be used for the moving of poles at some point during the project. 

Work is taking place near Samoa Blvd, just east of Highway 101, adjacent to the CHP offices to south and the southern edge of the community park to the north.

 

 

Work has ceased.

For more information contact Tracy O'Keefe, Project Manager with PG&E, at (707) 765-5108

Motorists, please watch for bicyclists and pedestrians and expect minor delays. Please seek alternate routes, obey all posted traffic control signs and drive cautiously in the construction zones. Thank you for your patience as we maintain the City's valuable infrastructure.

 


 

Current City Construction Projects:

 

City Project Title Project Description Project Status

Installation of Portland Loo


The City is currently working to install a public restroom at the north-east corner of 8th & "F" Streets, across from the Crabs ball park and City Hall. For more info, see the Downtown Public Restroom webpage.

Currently under construction.

For more information contact the Public Works Department at (707) 825-2128.

2014 Arcata Bicycle Boulevard Project

The City of Arcata is soliciting bids for the construction of the 2014 Arcata Bicycle Boulevard Project. The scope of the project includes, but is not limited to, installation of bicycle boulevards striping and signs, sidewalk infill, traffic control, minor electrical work, etc. For more information about the project, visit the City's ABB webpage.

The Arcata City Council awarded this contract to the Mercer Fraser Company at its Oct 1, 2014 regular meeting.

In planning phase.

For more information contact the Public Works Department at (707) 825-2128. 

Rotary Park Reconstruction Project


The City of Arcata has opened bidding for the reconstruction of Rotary park. Work will include various concrete and fencing improvements at the park, which is located on South G Street.

Project contract was awarded to RAO Construction at the November 5 City Council meeting.

In planning phase.

For more information contact the Public Works Department at (707) 825-2128. 

Foster Avenue Extension

Foster Avenue Extension Project

Construction of new roadway from the Alliance Road/Foster Avenue intersection to the Jay Street/Sunset Avenue intersection (site of a future roundabout) approximately 2,000 feet to the northwest. This will be one of Arcata's truck routes and will provide more direct connectivity between Highway 101 and Arcata's northwestern neighborhoods. The project includes a bicycle/pedestrian path parallel to the road's entire length. GHD won the contract to draft engineering plans at the March 6, 2013 City Council meeting.

In planning phase.

For more information contact the Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957. 

 

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