Union Pacific Railroad Construction of New Second Mainline

Summary

SCH Number
2001104004
Lead Agency
National Park Service
Document Title
Union Pacific Railroad Construction of New Second Mainline
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Received
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

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

Location

Counties
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Kelbaker Road and Cima-Kelso Road
Zip
92351
Total Acres
100
Railways
Union Pacific
Township
13N
Range
14E

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Transportation:Rail
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
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

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