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Central Avenue project gets thumbs up

Central Avenue project gets thumbs up

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – When a proposed pedestrian safety improvement project for Central Avenue was rolled out in early 2013, the public response was overwhelmingly negative. At one meeting of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) that year, every person who spoke was against the project, with some vehemently ripping apart all

Central Avenue median scrapped

A proposal to build a raised median strip down Central Avenue is officially dead. Humboldt County Public Works Director Tom Mattson confirmed last week that his department scrapped the proposal after the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee unanimously voiced its opposition to the project earlier this year. Confusion arose last week after the McKinleyville Press printed

RAMBLING: McKMAC should tackle Central Ave. project

So the uber controversial Central Avenue median proposal is dead, as it should be. But there’s still $800,000 in funding available to make safety improvements on Central Avenue between School and Hiller roads. The funding, obtained by Humboldt County Public Works, gives McKinleyville a golden opportunity to make some serious improvements to this stretch of

Public meeting canceled for Central Avenue median

There’s no word yet on the fate of the proposed Central Avenue median project. The controversial proposal, which was unanimously opposed in February by the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC), appears to be in limbo. In February, Deputy Director of Public Works  Chris Whitworth told the McKMAC that the county would hold a public hearing