Lengthen Truck Climbing Lane


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 3
Document Title
Lengthen Truck Climbing Lane
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Caltrans proposes to extend existing truck climbing lane in Placer County, beyond the Yuba Gap Bridge, on I-80 east between PM 58.37 and 59.4 within the median to reduce accidents resulting from slow-moving trucks merging with mainline traffic when truck-climbing lane ends. Add ramp lighting at Eastbound and Westbound traffic, entrance and exit ramps. Extend culvert at PM 58.7. New electrical roadsign for exit.

Contact Information

Beth Thompson
Agency Name
Department of Transportation, District 3
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
near Emigrant Gap

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed truck climbing lane being extended is an existing facility. This is a CHP initiated safety project. Extending the truck climbing lane to make it safer involves negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination.

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