Santa Monica Pier Access Improvements

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Monica
Document Title
Santa Monica Pier Access Improvements
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
Propose to widen the Santa Monica Pier Bridge, and the proposed improved access to the Pier from the 1550 Pacific Coast Highway parking lot located on the northern side of the Pier. The EIR will analyze six different alternatives, Alternative 1: Parallel Vehicular Ramp with Dual Bridge Sidewalks, Alternative 2: Parallel Vehicular Ramp and South Bridge Sidewalk, Alternative 3: T-Shaped Ramp on North Side of the Pier, Alternative 4: Ramp through the Pier Deck, Alternative 5: Pier Bridge Widening with North and South Side Sidewalks, Alternative 6: Pedestrian Only Bridge, and a no project alternative. Additionally, Alternative 1-4 will be analyzed both with and without installation of a new traffic signal at the parking lot at 1440 Pacific Coast Highway to the north of the 1550 Pacific Coast Highway parking lot. Federal funding will be involved in the project construction, therefore National Environmental Protection Agency compliance will be necessary.

Contact Information

Sarah Lejeune
Agency Name
City of Santa Monica
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Monica
Los Angeles

Notice of Completion

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Review Period End
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Noise, Transportation, Neighborhood Effects, Construction Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)

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