Mad River Union
McKINLEYVILLE – Something new is happening when it comes to traffic improvement projects in the unincorporated community: Residents are being asked for input before any designs are made.
In the past, McKinleyville residents were presented with designs for projects before they even had a chance to give input. Or, in many cases, they learned about projects only after cones were set up and constructions crews were already well under way with their jackhammers and paving machines.
But next Monday, March 31, Humboldt County Public Works will try a different approach. From 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. a Central Avenue Design Workshop will be held at Azalea Hall, 1620 Pickett Road, McKinleyville. The public is encouraged to attend.
The evening will include an explanation of the overall idea of improving Central Avenue and what’s possible with the grant funding now available. Attendees will be given a variety of way to provide input, and will gather in small groups to discuss Central Avenue issues. There will also be an opportunity to contribute ideas and comments online.
Public Works will take the input, and then return to McKinleyville in the near future with various proposals based on the input received.