Construction Projects - Updated July 30, 2014

Current City Roadwork:

 

Aldergrove Road Water System Upgrade - 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. Additional work will be performed in July and August both on the road and along the roadside. For more information, please contact Pat Kaspari at (707) 443-8326.

Arcata Marsh Trail Resurfacing Work - Between Monday, July 21 through the beginning of August, the City of Arcata asks citizens visiting the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary to access trails from the South G Street Interpretive Center parking lot at 569 South G Street or from the City corporation yard parking lot at 600 South G Street. Some trails west and east of South I Street will be closed periodically as materials are delivered and work is performed. For more information, please call the Environmental Services Department at (707) 822-8184 or eservices@cityofarcata.org.   

2014 Roadway Grind and Inlay - in three locations (10th & I Streets, 12th & I Streets, and I Street from 4th to 5th), the City of Arcata will be grinding out and repaving areas of failed asphalt concrete. Contact the Public Works Dept. for more information at (707) 825-2128.

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 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.)

 

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:

 

Project Title Project Description Project Status

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary, Sewer Line Maintenance

Arcata Marsh

The City of Arcata Public Works Department will be conducting sewer line maintenance work on the sewer lines going through the Arcata Marsh. Maintenance personnel will periodically have trails closed while this work is being done. Work will begin on Monday July 21st and should be finished on Friday July 25.

Active

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

7th & G Street Parking Lot
Low Impact Development
Retrofit
7th and G Street Parking Lot

Low impact development retrofit of this downtown public parking lot to manage rainfall and minimize standing water. Site regrading, permeable pavement, bioswales and native vegetation rain gardens will infiltrate, filter, store, evaporate and detain parking lot runoff.

The Arcata City Council awarded this contract to GHD, Inc. at its April 16, 2014 regular meeting.

In planning phase.

For more information contact the Environmental Services Department at (707) 822-8184. 

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. 

Valley East and Valley West Boulevard Improvement Project & Concrete and Asphalt Improvement Project

Valley West Blvd

The City is combining its annual sidewalk repair and construction project with a major project to reconstruct Valley West and Valley East Boulevard's asphalt roadways and sidewalks. The City Council awarded this contract to RAO Construction in July 2013.

Completed. 

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

Wastewater Treatment Plant
Digester Cleaning

Wastewater treatment plant digester

Cleaning of the City’s wastewater treatment plant digester.

Active.

 

For more information, contact Water/Wastewater Superintendent Erik Lust at (707) 822-8184.

Fickle Hill Road
Improvements Project

Fickle Hill

Installation of radar feedback signs, guard rails, striping, sidewalk infills, traffic control, minor electrical work, stormwater pollution prevention plan, and other related construction operations on parts of Fickle Hill Road.

The City Council awarded this contract to RAO Construction at its June 18, 2014 regular meeting.

In planning phase. 

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

 

 

 

Current Projects Out to Bid:


ATTENTION!

The project descriptions and contract documents below are provided for informational purposes only. Any contractor submitting a bid for any project listed below MUST contact the City of Arcata Contracts and Procurement Specialist at (707) 825-2101, or email hmiller@cityofarcata.org to obtain a current, authorized bid packet. 

While every effort will be made to keep the information on this page current, the City of Arcata cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions in bid proposals resulting from information obtained from this page. 


 

Project Title Project Description Project Status

Sewer Manholes & Mainline Repairs Project

Sewer Manhole & Mainline Replacements

Sanitary sewer collection improvements in Arcata. The work consists of, but is not limited to: installing sixteen sewer manholes and repairing fifteen broken sewer mains in the City of Arcata.  

Sewer Manholes and Mainline Repairs Specifications and Plans

 

In bid phase. 

Sealed bids will be received until 2:30 p.m. on August 15, 2014. Bid opening will take place in the City Council Chamber at that time.

Bids will be considered by the Arcata City Council on Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

Hilfiker Water Main Replacement Project

This project includes the installation of new water mains, valves, hydrant connections, blow-offs and main line connections, on Hilfiker Drive.

Hilfiker Project Specifications and Plans

 

The City Council awarded this contract to V & C Construction at its July 23, 2014 regular meeting.

 


In planning phase. 

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


Completed City Projects