Category Archives: Willits ByPass

Bootprint of the Willits ByPass

Greetings … The Willits By-Pass is another of the CALTRANS coordinated attacks on our North Coast environment. CALTRANS is waging a multi-phase campaign starting from the north with the Smith River 197/199 STAA “improvements,” the Arcata-Eureka 101 corridor “improvements”, the … Continue reading

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Court Will Not Stop Caltrans from Cutting Trees, Harming Salmon Streams Before Lawsuit over Controversial Willits Bypass Project Can Be Heard

SAN FRANCISCO— A federal judge today refused to halt imminent environmental destruction by the California Department of Transportation in preparation for construction of the Willits Bypass, a proposed four-lane freeway to be built around the community of Willits in Mendocino … Continue reading

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Injunction Sought to Stop Construction of Controversial Willits Bypass Project

The Center for Biological Diversity, Willits Environmental Center, Redwood Chapter of the Sierra Club and the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC) filed a motion in federal court on Friday seeking a preliminary injunction to halt imminent construction of the Willits … Continue reading

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Willits ByPass Basics

Caltrans is proposing to spend $200 million to bulldoze a six-mile, four-lane freeway the size of Interstate 5 around the community of Willits, in Mendocino County, California. The project would cause unnecessary environmental damage to increasingly rare wetlands, salmon-bearing streams … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Challenges Caltrans’ Four-lane Willits Bypass Freeway That Would Destroy Wetlands, Salmon, Rare Plants

May 1, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity, Willits Environmental Center, Redwood Chapter of the Sierra Club and Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC) filed a lawsuit in federal court today challenging the approvals and environmental review for the … Continue reading

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