Current City Construction Projects

City Project Title Project Description Project Status
2018 South Jacoby Creek Wetland Enhancement and Restoration Project

The City of Arcata has contracted with GR Sundberg, Inc. for the 2018 South Jacoby Creek Wetland Enhancement and Restoration Project.  The project will restore connectivity between Jacoby Creek and its floodplain and create an approximately 11-acre marsh and channel wetland complex over an approximately 30-acre project area. This project will aid in recovery of multiple listed species. The Jacoby Creek watershed supports important habitat for resident and migrating songbirds, waterfowl, and shorebirds; and it supports critical spawning, rearing, and migration habitat for anadromous fish, including coho salmon and steelhead trout.     

Construction for the Project is scheduled to begin September 4, 2018 and continue through until October 17, 2018

Begins September 4th
For more information, contact Environmental Programs Manager, Emily Benvie at 707-825-2102.
2018 ADA Bus Stop ImprovementsProject

The City of Arcata has contracted with RAO Construction, Inc., for the ADA Bus Stop Improvement project. The plan involves concrete work, asphalt paving, and drainage improvements at the Arcata Transit Center and adjacent portions of 9th & 10th Streets in the City of Arcata.

Project construction is scheduled to begin May 14, 2018 and should be completed by early July, 2018.

Due to the work required for this project, Arcata & Mad River Transit System buses will be rerouted from the Arcata Transit Center. Temporary bus stops will be set up on the east side of F Street, between 9th and 10th Streets to accommodate transit passengers.


Begins May 14th
For more information, contact Assistant City Engineer Netra Khatri at 707-825-2173

20​18 Sanitary Sewer Infiltration Project

The City of Arcata has contracted with G.R. Sundberg Construction, Inc., for the 2018 Sanitary Sewer Infiltration project. The project involves the replacement and/or the rehabilitation of existing sewer lines to eliminate water intrusion into the City's sewer collection system due to storm events and high ground water.

For more information on this project, click here.

Construction for this project begins Monday, June 18, 2018 and should be completed by Fall 2019.


Begins June 18th
For more information, contact Assistant City Engineer Netra Khatri at 707-825-2173 
2018 Street Resurfacing (Slurry Seal) Project The City of Arcata has contracted with Pavement Coating Co. for this project that involves laying slurry seal and striping on the recently repaired pavement surfaces on the Giuntoli Lane roundabouts, Janes Road, Spear Avenue and St. Louis Road.

Due to the work required for this project, the east and west Giuntoli Lane roundabouts will be closed on Tuesday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for paving operations. Community members are encouraged to take alternative routes on those days.

Construction for this project is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, June 26 and should completed by Friday, July 13.
Begins June 26th
For more information contact Assistant City Engineer Netra Khatri at 707-825-2173