Union Pacific Railroad Construction of New Second Mainline


SCH Number
Lead Agency
National Park Service
Document Title
Union Pacific Railroad Construction of New Second Mainline
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Present Land Use
Railroad Right of Way within the Mojave National Preserve
Document Description
Construct a new mainline track parallel and adjacent to an existing track to enable the reinitiation of Amtrak passenger rail service between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV. The project begins in the town of Cima, CA and extends 19 miles south to the town of Kelso. The project also includes the modification of 26 existing bridges along the route.

Contact Information

Dennis Schramm
Agency Name
National Park Service Majove National Preserve
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Kelbaker Road and Cima-Kelso Road
Total Acres
Union Pacific

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Local Actions
NPS Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wildlife

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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