City of Arcata Press Release
RAILS WITH TRAILS PROJECT CONSTRUCTION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15
GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY AT 3 P.M.
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 State Route 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.
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.