Current City Construction Projects

City Project Title Project Description Project Status
 2018 Waterline Replacement Project
2018 Water Line Replacement Project will begin on Wednesday, December 5.

The City of Arcata has contracted with RAO Construction Co. for this project, and their work will involve the replacement of water mains and water service connections at various locations throughout the City. The project includes, but is not limited to: roadway excavation, paving, drainage improvements, replacing water mains and valves, and connecting pipes to the existing system.

Work for this project is scheduled to take place on J Street between 16th and 18th Streets from Wednesday, December 5 to Tuesday, December 18.

The project will then move to 17th Street between I and J Streets on Wednesday, December 19 and will continue through early January 2019.

Project construction will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on some days the contractor will extend work hours from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. On the days of scheduled work, community members are urged to follow all directions and traffic control devices within the project area.

Additional project locations will be announced as they become available, and construction for the project is scheduled to be completed by the beginning of March 2019.

If problems are encountered with this project, please contact RAO Construction Co. at 707-443-2118 or the City of Arcata at 707-825-2173. For updates on construction progress and project plans, visit cityofarcata.org.


 
2018 South Jacoby Creek Wetland Enhancement and Restoration Project

The City of Arcata has contracted with GR Sundberg, Inc. for the 2018 South Jacoby Creek Wetland Enhancement and Restoration Project.  The project will restore connectivity between Jacoby Creek and its floodplain and create an approximately 11-acre marsh and channel wetland complex over an approximately 30-acre project area. This project will aid in recovery of multiple listed species. The Jacoby Creek watershed supports important habitat for resident and migrating songbirds, waterfowl, and shorebirds; and it supports critical spawning, rearing, and migration habitat for anadromous fish, including coho salmon and steelhead trout.     

Construction for the Project is scheduled to begin September 4, 2018 and continue through until October 17, 2018

Begins September 4th
For more information, contact Environmental Programs Manager, Emily Benvie at 707-825-2102.
2018 ADA Bus Stop ImprovementsProject

The City of Arcata has contracted with RAO Construction, Inc., for the ADA Bus Stop Improvement project. The plan involves concrete work, asphalt paving, and drainage improvements at the Arcata Transit Center and adjacent portions of 9th & 10th Streets in the City of Arcata.

Project construction is scheduled to begin May 14, 2018 and should be completed by early July, 2018.

Due to the work required for this project, Arcata & Mad River Transit System buses will be rerouted from the Arcata Transit Center. Temporary bus stops will be set up on the east side of F Street, between 9th and 10th Streets to accommodate transit passengers.


Begins May 14th
For more information, contact Assistant City Engineer Netra Khatri at 707-825-2173

20​18 Sanitary Sewer Infiltration Project

The City of Arcata has contracted with G.R. Sundberg Construction, Inc., for the 2018 Sanitary Sewer Infiltration project. The project involves the replacement and/or the rehabilitation of existing sewer lines to eliminate water intrusion into the City's sewer collection system due to storm events and high ground water.

For more information on this project, click here.

Construction for this project begins Monday, June 18, 2018 and should be completed by Fall 2019.


Begins June 18th
For more information, contact Assistant City Engineer Netra Khatri at 707-825-2173 
2018 Street Resurfacing (Slurry Seal) Project The City of Arcata has contracted with Pavement Coating Co. for this project that involves laying slurry seal and striping on the recently repaired pavement surfaces on the Giuntoli Lane roundabouts, Janes Road, Spear Avenue and St. Louis Road.

Due to the work required for this project, the east and west Giuntoli Lane roundabouts will be closed on Tuesday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for paving operations. Community members are encouraged to take alternative routes on those days.

Construction for this project is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, June 26 and should completed by Friday, July 13.
Begins June 26th
For more information contact Assistant City Engineer Netra Khatri at 707-825-2173