Tag Archives: pedestrian safety

Man dead after hit and run in McKinleyville

Man dead after hit and run in McKinleyville

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed last night on U.S. Highway 101 at the north Bank Road interchange in McKinleyville. The name of the man is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The California Highway Patrol was dispatched to the center divider area of northbound

Pedestrian dies after being struck by truck on Eureka sidewalk

Mad River Union EUREKA – A 70 year-old Eureka man on a motorized scooter on a sidewalk died Tuesday morning, July 18 after he was struck by a pickup truck making a turn into a shopping center. John Edward William was struck shortly before 10:27 a.m. in the 3000 block of Broadway. He was rushed

Steady progress on Humboldt Bay Trail

Andrew George Butler Mad River Union ARCATA – A large portion of Arcata’s part of the Humboldt Bay Trail project may be finished by the end of October. The pedestrian path stretching from…. (You need to be a subscriber to read this article. Please click below to sign up today. If you are already a

Girl dead after being hit by truck on Central Ave.

California Highway Patrol McKinleyville – On the evening of Wednesday, December 14th, one female teenage pedestrian sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a passing vehicle. At approximately 8:07 p.m., James Arthur Merrick , of McKinleyville, was turning his 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 from eastbound Anna Sparks Way onto northbound Central Avenue. The juvenile pedestrian

Sidewalks, bike lanes sought for McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – New sidewalks and bike lanes may be built near McKinleyville High School and Morris School in the coming years if the County of Humboldt is successful in obtaining grant funding. Among the projects asked for in the county’s application for state Active Transportation Program grant funding is the

Green bike lanes, pedestrian islands for Central Avenue

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The final plans for a Central Avenue pedestrian safety improvement project got the green light last week from the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC), paving the way for the project to go out to bid so construction can begin late this spring. At its Dec. 16 meeting, the

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

Pedestrian safety projects get attention in McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Humboldt County Public Works is still coming up with options for improving pedestrian safety on Central Avenue and will present its proposals to the community sometime in June. Meanwhile, the county is also pursuing grant funding for a project to give the Arcata Fire District control over the