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Road Conditions Updates

Posted on: February 6, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Panther Gap Road Updated Press Release

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Humboldt County Roads and the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services have released the following updated information regarding the shuttle services for the residents on Panther Gap Road.

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services has set up a shuttle service to transport the residents of Panther Gap Road Community around the slip-out on Panther Gap Road at PM 0.50.

Northern Shuttle Location0.75 miles west of the intersection of Panther Gap Road at the “green gate” off of Mattole Road.

Southern Shuttle LocationAt the “Y” intersection on Panther Gap Road at PM 1.0. This location will be posted with a sign.

Shuttle: The shuttle has the capacity to carry 4 passengers, and can tow a small trailer that can accommodate a limited amount of cargo.

CommunicationA radio network is setup at both shuttle locations to communicate with the shuttle operator. Instructions are posted at the radio sites.

Hours of Operation6 A.M. to 6 P.M., 7 days a week

Vehicles:  During hours of operation and when the shuttle operator determines that dry conditions exist, your vehicles will be escorted through the detour by the shuttle operator. The following apply:

  • All wheel drive vehicles only. No trailers.
  • Dry conditions only. Contact the shuttle operator to determine when dry conditions exist. Expect limited availability and conditions to change without notice.
  • Gross Vehicular Weight not to exceed 12,500 LBS.

In Case of an Emergency Call 911

Humboldt County Department of Public Works Contact: 

Roads Dispatch (707) 445-7421 Mon-Fri 7:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. and 12:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services Contact: 

Dispatch (707) 445-7251

Panther Gap Community Contact: 

Lars Samuels

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