After hearing concerns about blocking easy access to local businesses, problems with large vehicles executing U-turns and semi-trucks making deliveries, the McKinleyville Municipal
Advisory Committee (McKMAC) voted unanimously last night, Feb. 27 against a proposed raised median on Central Avenue.
The committee’s vote is advisory only, although a representative of Humboldt County Public Works said that a letter in opposition to the project that will come from the McKMAC “has tremendous weight.”
“If the public decides it’s something they don’t want to pursue, we’ll walk away from the proposal,” Deputy Director of Public Works Chris Whitworth told the McKMAC. Whitworth said Public Works intends to hold a special public meeting sometime in April to gather additional input. Depending on the outcome of that meeting, the department will decide the fate of the controversial project….
(This is an excerpt from an upcoming article. More details will be posted soon.)