Myrtle Avenue/Old Arcata Road Closed All Night Due to Water Main Break

The water main rupture that took out taps all over Myrtletown has also closed the road for the night. CHP dispatch below, indicates that the Myrtle/Old Arcata corridor will be shuttered to traffic between the intersection of Myrtle and Hall and Old Arcata Road at Freshwater while work crews attempt to get a handle on the gusher.

Plan your Eureka/Arcata trips accordingly, and follow updates from CHP dispatch below.


7:50 p.m.
[2] WATER COVERING THE RD
7:51 p.m.
Unit Assigned
7:58 p.m.
Unit Cleared
7:58 p.m.
Unit Assigned
7:58 p.m.
Unit Enroute
8 p.m.
[4] HUMBOLDT BAY FIRE IS INVESTIGATING A POSS WATER MAIN BREAK/MYRTLE AT HALL/LOW PRESSURE THERE/ADVISED OF THIS
8:04 p.m.
[5] FIRE 97
8:04 p.m.
Unit At Scene
8:06 p.m.
[6] C16-022 WATER MAIN BREAK WATER IS ACCROSS THE RD 1023 FOR SB TRAFFIC CONTROL
8:20 p.m.
[8] 1039 S4 AT OFC/ WILL CB AND ADVS
8:24 p.m.
Unit Assigned
8:24 p.m.
Unit Enroute
8:54 p.m.
[10] C16-022 CORDS HAS REQ HARD CLOSURE NB AND SB AT FRESHWATER/MYRTLE TIL FURTHER NOTICE
8:58 p.m.
Unit At Scene
9:07 p.m.
[11] C16-019 FLAGGER WILL COME OUT 22 CAN OPEN THE RDWY FOR TEMP FLAGGER
9:12 p.m.
[13] C16-022 RDWY OPEN ON NORTH END
9:28 p.m.
[14] C16-022 BACK TO OLD ARCATA/FRESHWATER SHUT DOWN FOR BOTH NB AND SB TRAFFIC FOR THE NIGHT CONFIRM WITH CORDS THEY AHVE A FLAGGER COMING OUT
9:29 p.m.
[15] C16-022 FULL CLOSURE FOR THE NIGHT BOTH NB AND SB
9:31 p.m.
[17] 1039 HSO
9:32 p.m.
[18] C16-019 NB TRAFFIC CLOSED AT MITCHEL RD
9:34 p.m.
[19] .SETTING UP CLOSURE AT HALL AND MYRTLE
9:37 p.m.
[20] C16-022 RD CLOSURE AT OLD ARCATA/FRESHWATER IS IN PALCE
10:25 p.m.
[22] C16-022 CORDS TAKING OVER TRAFFIC CONTROL
10:26 p.m.
[24] CORDS CLOSURE MYRTLE/HALL
10:26 p.m.
[23] CORDS CLOSURE MYRTLE/FRESHWATER
10:30 p.m.
Unit Cleared

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