Arcata Bicycle Boulevard construction enters final phases

Arcata Bicycle Boulevard construction enters final phases

Construction on the Arcata Bicycle Boulevard in Downtown Arcata along I, J, 10th and 11th Streets is entering final phases. On Wednesday, March 11, workers will install an all-way stop at the corner of 11th and I Streets. Please follow traffic instructions around the work site. The City has contracted with Mercer-Fraser Company to perform road work which will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Clickhere for a list of work locations and improvements. Please contact the City's Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957 for more information.

Arcata Bicycle Boulevard (ABB)


March 6, 2015


The City of Arcata has contracted with Mercer-Fraser Company for the 2014 Arcata Bicycle Boulevard (ABB) Project to make various improvements in town for bicycle access and to construct shared walkways, bike lanes, signs and bicycle parking. Construction is in progress and approximately 80 percent of the work has been completed. Below is a summary of the March 2015 work schedule.

On Wednesday, March 11, all-way stop signs will be installed at 11th and I Streets; stop signs will be swapped out at the intersection of 10th and J Streets; and stop signs will be swapped out at the intersection of 16th and I Streets.

On By Sunday, March 15, cones will be removed from the bicycle spoke/hub design for the traffic circle at 10th and I Streets; and striping and conversion of Q Street to a one-way southbound street between 11th and 10th Streets will be complete.

By Sunday, March 29, bicycle parking at various locations will be installed; and Arcata Bicycle Boulevard signs and striping will be completed.

By Friday, April 10, high visibility crossing and pedestrian/bicycle flashing signal will be installed at 10th and K Streets.

On scheduled work days, please follow all directions and traffic control devices within the project area. We apologize for any inconvenience this road work may cause and thank you for your cooperation.

If problems are encountered, please contact contractor Mercer-Fraser Company at 443-6371, or City of Arcata Public Works Deputy Director Netra Khatri, at 825-2173. For more information on City road work, visit