Note: This press release was originally posted on February 6, 2019 but due to technical errors it did not link correctly.
Humboldt County Public Works and the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services have posted an official press release for the shuttle service being offered to the residents of Panther Gap Road. The information is as follows:
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 Location: 0.75 miles west of the intersection of Panther Gap Road at the “green gate” off of Mattole Road.
Southern Shuttle Location: At 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.
Communication: A radio network is setup at both shuttle locations to communicate with the shuttle operator. Instructions are posted at the radio sites.
Hours of Operation: 6 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: