Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg.:
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam: - Click for more Info
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:
For 24-hour Air Quality Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the website at www.ncuaqmd.org.: - Click for more Info
Arcata Council Working Toward Cohesive 101 Plan
Arcata City Council members had different opinions on what should happen to the Highway 101 safety corridor project and how it should connect with the Bay Trail.
Caltrans presented the proposed idea and the Coastal Commissions report on it at Wednesday's City Council meeting. The proposed idea would eliminate all median lane changes and uncontrolled turns that go across traffic on several exits, and create partial light signal on others.
The Humboldt County Association of Governments also made a presentation on how the bay trail could be packaged into the project.
Council members disagreed on what parts of the proposed plan should be implemented and if the bay trail was possible with sea level rise.
The idea will be discussed further at the upcoming Coastal Commission meeting on September 12.