Tag Archives: Hammond Bridge

$5 million for Hammond Bridge replacement in funding bills

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE/ARCATA – Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) has included funding for the replacement of the Hammond Bridge in the House Appropriations Committee’s Fiscal Year 2022 funding bills, which will be considered in  the months ahead. The funding bills include $5 million for replacement of the bridge, which connects McKinleyville to the Arcata

Ordinance targets reckless shooting

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Driven by unsafe firearm use on river bars and other public areas, the county’s Board of Supervisors has advanced an ordinance that bans target shooting outside of private properties. Supervisors approved the introduction of the ordinance at their July 10 meeting. The ordinance doesn’t apply to lawful hunting

Mack Town deals with complaints of gunfire

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville may have found a solution to ongoing complaints about people shooting guns and hunting along the banks of the Mad River. It turns out that an ordinance passed by the county Board of Supervisors about three decades ago bans shooting firearms along most of the river in

Massive McK wastewater upgrade complete

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District has commissioned its new wastewater treatment plant, a $16.5 million facility that should keep the town in compliance with environmental regulations for years to come. The plant will also dramatically decrease odors at nearby Hiller Park and adjacent neighborhoods. The district’s Board of

Little River property makes Hammond Trail extension possible

Jack Durham Mad River Union LITTLE RIVER – An important step in expanding the Hammond Trail north across the Little River was celebrated today, July 9, as a chunk of land needed for the project was transferred from Green Diamond Resource Company to the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust. The event was marked with a ribbon

Effort underway to replace rusting Hammond Bridge

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE/ARCATA BOTTOM – With the Hammond Bridge rusting away and slowly dying, Humboldt County Public Works is hoping to get the environmental review process underway so it can replace the aging trestle. To this end, the county is seeking grant funding for the replacement project, and asked the McKinleyville Municipal

McKMAC to discuss town center, Central Ave., Hammond Bridge

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory has a full agenda for its Wednesday, May 27 meeting, during which it will discuss a proposal to make pedestrian safety improvements to Central Avenue, replace the rusting Hammond Bridge and  create a town center. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Azalea Conference Center,