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
National Park Service Majove National Preserve
Lead/Public Agency
222 East Main Street, Suite 202
Barstow, CA 92311

Phone : (760) 255-8840


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

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Local Action
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

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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