State Route 180 Kings Canyon Expressway Segment 3 Project (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2018-030-04 (ITP))

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Summary

SCH Number
1991022072
Lead Agency
Caltrans, Planning (California Department of Transportation, Headquarters)
Document Title
State Route 180 Kings Canyon Expressway Segment 3 Project (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2018-030-04 (ITP))
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/19/2018
Present Land Use
low density residential and agriculture (grazing and orchards)

Document Description
The project will improve a 4.5-mile segment of SR 180, a two-lane conventional highway, between points of conformance west of Smith Road and east of Rankwood Avenue. The project will involve the construction of new roadway, and improvements to and abandonment of portions of the existing roadway, and result in a wider, safer, four-lane divided expressway. The project will encompass approx. 263 acres within and between both the new right-of-way and the existing right-of-way, and areas beyond both. The project improvements will involve the construction of new roadway, improvements to existing roadway, and work at the existing China Slough and Byrd Slough crossings. The project could result in take or Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainsoni) in the form of mortality ("kill") due to vehicle strikes, nest abandonment, or destruction fo nests resulting in the loss of young, fledglings, or eggs over the 5 year term of the ITP. Swainson's hawk is listed as threatened under CESA. Permittee will mitigate through the purchase of 3 credits at the Alkali Sink Conservation Bank.

Contact Information
Steve Hulbert
CDFW
1234 E. Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : 559-243-4017 x289

Location

Cities
Fresno
Counties
Fresno
Cross Streets
Oliver and SR 180
Zip
93657
Schools
Centerville ES
Waterways
Kings River

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
1234 E. Shaw Ave., Frenso, CA 93710

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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