Current City Construction Projects

City Project Title Project Description Project Status
Highway 255 Enhanced Bay Trail Crossing
Construction of an enhanced bicycle/pedestrian road crossing for the Humboldt Bay Trail on Highway 255 (Samoa Boulevard) at the railroad tracks west of K Street
began on Monday, September 25. Contractor Darren Taylor Construction is building this crossing. Construction will be completed, weather permitting, by Friday, October 20. Please anticipate minor delays and slow for the cone zone.
For more information contact City Engineer Doby Class at 707-825-2128.
Humboldt Bay Trail North Construction
Construction of the City of Arcata’s portion of the Humboldt Bay Trail from Samoa Boulevard through the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary and along the scenic shoreline along Highway 101 to just south of the Bayside cutoff. The southern trail endpoint will transition onto the shoulder of Highway 101 south of Bayside Cutoff, until the remaining segment, Humboldt Bay Trail South, is constructed. 
More information about the Humboldt Bay Trail North project
For more information contact the Arcata Engineering Department at 707-825-2173.
PG&E System Upgrades PG&E upgrades a portion of the natural gas distribution system serving homes and businesses in the 11th Street neighborhood from mid-June through the end of July 2017, weather permitting. The work area will be on 11th Street, between D and Union Streets.

Local PG&E representatives will contact affected residents and homeowners prior to start of work.

On the days of scheduled work, please follow all directions and traffic control devices within the project area.
For more information, contact Arcata Assistant City Engineer Netra Khatri at 707-825-2173.
Sunny Brae and South H Street Improvements To date, RAO Construction has completed sewer lateral replacement, sidewalk infill and replacement of non-ADA driveways along Buttermilk Lane and South H Street. The City of Arcata's 2016 Street Improvements Project will improve street and sewer infrastructure on Buttermilk Lane between Bayside Road and Margaret Lane and on South H Street between Samoa Boulevard and South G Street.

Construction is scheduled to be complete by the end of October 2017.

Planned improvement area map.
For more information, contact the Arcata Engineering Department at 707-825-2174.