I-5/SR-56 Freeway Interchange Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 11
Document Title
I-5/SR-56 Freeway Interchange Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
The majority of the land surrounding the study area is either developed and urban or preserved as open space. The study area is subject to the City of San Diego General Plan, community plans within the study area and any applicable bicycle and pedestrian plans.

Document Description
Note: Review Extended Per Lead The proposed project would improve the movement of vehicles traveling westbound on SR-56 to northbound I-5, and vehicles traveling southbound on I-5 to eastbound SR-56. The proposed I-5/SR-56 interchange project would begin south of the western segment of Carmel Valley Road along I-5 at post mile (PM) 32.7 and continue to PM 34.8 north of Del Mar Heights Road. Along SR-56, the proposed project would begin at PM 0.0 at El Camino Real and continue to PM 2.5 east of Carmel Country Road. The length of the proposed project is approximately 2.1 miles on I-5 and approximately 2.5 miles on SR-56, for a collective length of 4.6 miles. The project includes five alternatives including: Alternative 1 (No Build), Alternative 2 (Direct Connector), Alternative 3 (Auxiliary Lane), Alternative 4 (Hybrid), and Alternative 5 (Hybrid with Flyover).

Contact Information
Shay Lynn M. Harrison
Department of Transportation, District 11
Lead/Public Agency
4050 Taylor Street, MS 242
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone : (619) 688-0190


San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
I-5/SR 56 Interchange
Total Acres
State Highways
San Diego Northern
Pacific Ocean, San Dieguito River, Carmel Valley Creek
Other Information
Section Cont.: 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 30

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Highway/Freeway (Interstate/State interchange)
Project Issues
Air Quality Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Recreation Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB) Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Department of Toxic Substances Control

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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