Sunset Avenue closed to through traffic Wednesday through Friday, July 1-3

Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails construction in full swing

04.15.15 Foster Ave Ext RWT groundbreaking

ROAD CLOSURE/TRAFFIC DETOUR NOTICE: From Wednesday, July 1 through Friday, July 3, 2015, contractor Mercer-Fraser will pave Sunset Avenue. Both east- and westbound traffic on Sunset Avenue at Jay Street will be blocked. Construction on the Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails projects will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Both projects are anticipated to be completed by Friday, October 9, weather permitting. Click here for work locations, traffic detours and project updates. Please follow all traffic control measures around the work sites, and contact the City's Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957 for more information.

 

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 26, 2015

ROAD PAVING CLOSES SUNSET AVENUE AT JAY STREET FROM JULY 1 THROUGH 3

From Wednesday, July 1, to Friday, July 3, 2015, City of Arcata contractor Mercer-Fraser will pave Sunset Avenue. During this portion of work, both east- and westbound traffic on Sunset Avenue at Jay Street will be closed. To access Alliance Road from across Highway 101, use the 11th Street overpass or take LK Wood Boulevard to St. Louis Road to Spear Avenue.

The City of Arcata has contracted with Mercer-Fraser Company for the Foster Avenue Extension Project which will connect Sunset Avenue to Alliance Road in central Arcata.

Construction for the entire Foster Avenue Extension Project is scheduled to be completed by Friday, October 9, 2015. The construction will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

On the days of scheduled work, please follow all directions and traffic control devices within the project area. If problems are encountered, please contact the contractor, Mercer-Fraser Company at (707) 443-6371 or Netra Khatri, City of Arcata Deputy Public Works Director, at (707) 825-2173.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and thank you for your cooperation.

Updates on construction progress and project plans will be posted on the City’s website, www.CityofArcata.org.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 7, 2015

RAILS WITH TRAILS PROJECT CONSTRUCTION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15
GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15

The City of Arcata has contracted with McCullough Construction, Inc. for the Arcata Rails with Trails Project. Construction is scheduled to begin on Wednesday April 15, and should be completed by Thursday, October 15, 2015. The construction work will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Work involves construction of a Class 1, ADA accessible, non-motorized, multiuse, paved trail through the city that is completely separated from streets and highways. The trail will run from Shay Park in north Arcata through the City to just north of US Highway 255 (Samoa Boulevard) along L Street and Alliance Road.

On the days of scheduled work, please follow all directions and traffic control devices within the project area. If problems are encountered, please contact the contractor, McCullough Construction, Inc. at (707) 825-1014, or Netra Khatri, City of Arcata Deputy Public Works Director, at (707) 825-2173.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and thank you for your cooperation. The City will maintain a webpage at www.CityofArcata.org to provide project updates and milestone completions, as well as traffic detours and other project related information.

A ground breaking ceremony for this major construction project, as well as for the City of Arcata Foster Avenue Extension construction project, will be held on Wednesday, April 15, at 3 p.m. at Shay Park, 1385 Foster Avenue, in Arcata. The community is invited to celebrate the beginning of two projects that will improve everyone’s transportation experience through Arcata by car, truck, bicycle and foot.

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