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Current City Construction Projects
|City Project Title||Project Description||Project Status|
|2022 Annual Sidewalk Improvement Project||The City of Arcata has contracted with R.A.O. Construction for the 2022 Annual Sidewalk Improvement Project. The City of Arcata’s annual sidewalk improvement projects are aimed at improving The City’s sidewalks to meet current ADA requirements. Construction is scheduled to begin February 13th, 2023 with the project encompassing multiple locations around Arcata: Arcata Plaza (H Street), 14th St & Union St, 13th St & Union St, 13th St & B St, and 11th St & A St. The project is expected to last 50 working days and have a completion date of May 9th, 2023, weather permitting. Traffic delays are expected to be minimal, however, members of the community are encouraged to follow all safety directions. Construction will take place Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.||The construction Project will be commencing on February 13th, 2023.|
|Storage Tank-1C Project||The City of Arcata has contracted with Mercer Fraser Co. for the Arcata Storage Tank-1C Project. The Tank-1C project is aimed at improving the City of Arcata’s water infrastructure by installing a new one million gallon (1 MG) steel water tank with and an additional 2,300 linear feet (LF) of 10” water main line pipe. Construction is scheduled to begin August 15th, 2022 behind 4200 West End Rd and expected to be completed by September 7th, 2023, weather permitting. Work is expected to last 120 working days with a winter suspension during the rainy season (October 15th – April 15th). Traffic delays are expected to be minimal since majority of work will be done behind 4200 West End Rd and their respective entrances. Despite majority of the work being done is away from the public right away (West End Rd), members of the community are encouraged to follow all safety directions. Construction will take place Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.||Mercer Fraser Co is currently on winter suspension until May 3rd, 2023 with an expected completion date of September 7th, 2023.|
|Fiber Installation Project||Lightwave Construction is working in portions of Arcata to construct new conduit and fiber infrastructure for Vero Networks. This system will enable broadband connectivity to high-bandwidth customers in the Arcata/Eureka area such as large enterprise, education, government & carrier/last mile providers.
As a state-recognized public utility, Vero Networks will be performing work in the City right-of-way under a permit issued by the City of Arcata. The City has imposed certain requirements to lessen the impact of this work in Arcata’s neighborhoods, which can be found in more detail here.
|For more information, call the City Engineer, Netra Khatri at (707)825-2173|
|Arcata Ridge Trail - Fickle Hill Segment||The City of Arcata (City) proposes to complete improvements to a trail segment in the Arcata Community Forest Sunnybrae Tract in Arcata, California. The project site is immediately south of Fickle Hill Road, within parcel APN 500-022-004, a 6.17-acre parcel owned by the City of Arcata. The proposed Project will construct approximately 1,600 linear feet of recreational trail. The project involves construction, use, and maintenance of the recreational trail segment. The project also includes a crossing of Fickle Hill Road to facilitate recreational use connectivity. The trail segment connects two tracts that are part of the greater Arcata Community Forest and is part of the Arcata Ridge Trail.
View this project's Initial Study and Negative Declaration document here.
|Construction has begun on this final segment of trail in the Arata Community Forest Sunnybrae Tract in Arcata, CA. Portions of the work will require temporary lane closures. Traffic control and flaggers will be in place to help mitigate disruptions in the roadway. Although delays are expected to be minimal, members of the community are encouraged to follow all safety directions. Construction will take place Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is scheduled to be completed in October 2022. For questions or if problems are encountered with this project please contact GR Sundberg at 707 825-6565 or the City of Arcata at 707 825-2151.|