Cholame Section of the Route 46 Corridor Improvement Project

26 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Document Title
Cholame Section of the Route 46 Corridor Improvement Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Agriculture, Residential Rural, Commercial
Document Description
The Cholame Section is the third section of the Corridor Project. As with the previously constructed sections, the Cholame Section would continue with the widening of the Route 46 Corridor from a two-lane highway to a four-lane divided expressway. Construction of the Cholame Section would begin at PM 49.7, approximately 0.2 miles east of the Shandon Roadside Rest Area and would continue to post mile 54.7, approximately 0.5 miles west of the State Route 41/46 intersection.

Contact Information

Cecilia Boudreau
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Chalome, Shandon
San Luis Obispo
Cross Streets
Lucy Brown Road, Bitterwater Road, Davis Road
Total Acres
Approx. 215
Parcel #
State Highways
46 (PM 49.7/54.7)
Cholame Creek & White Canyon
Other Location Info
APNs: 017-101-010, 017-091-001, 017-091-009, 017-091-011

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Transportation (convert 2-lane highway to 4-lane divided expressway)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


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