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

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

04.15.15 Foster Ave Ext RWT groundbreaking

Construction on the Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails construction projects began on Wednesday, April 15. Construction for both projects will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.on weekdays. Both projects are anticipated to be completed by October 15, 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.

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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PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2015 

FOSTER AVENUE EXTENSION PROJECT CONSTRUCTION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15

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 is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, April 15 and should be completed by Friday, October 15, 2015. The construction will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Construction will involve removing existing asphalt pavement, concrete sidewalks, curbs, gutters, and drainage facilities, and to place or construct new concrete sidewalks, curbs, gutters, asphalt pavement, pavement striping and markings, signage, storm drain piping, storm drain inlets, water and wastewater system extensions, retaining walls, drainage swales, meter boxes, and adjusting utility and manhole covers.

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 this construction 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 detour notices and other project related information.

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