North Coast Railroad Authority Russian River Division Freight Rail Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
North Coast Railroad Authority
Document Title
North Coast Railroad Authority Russian River Division Freight Rail Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Existing Railroad

Document Description
NOTE: Extended to May 29, 2009 per lead Resume freight rail service from Willits, Mendocino County to Lombard, Napa County along a 142 mile project corridor known as the Northwestern Pacific Railroad. Generally runs parallel to US 101 north-south through Mendocino, Sonoma and Marin Counties, then east-west in Marin County to Napa County. Service does not extend south of the interchange at US 101 and SR 37, nor north of Willits. Includes general railroad freight service to and from customers on the line, and rehabilitation, construction and repair activities that are necessary to bring the rail line into conformance with FRA Class 2/3 Standards and to address safety issues in FRA Emergency Order No. 21, and to continue with ongoing maintenance and repairs. Start up service will consist of three trips per week between Windsor and Lombard, increasing to 2 round trips per day once established.

Contact Information
Mitch Stogner
North Coast Railroad Authority
419 Talmage Road, Suite M
Ukiah, CA 95482

Phone : (707) 463-3280


38°55'"N 122°'"W
Marin Mendocino Napa Sonoma
Cross Streets
NWP Rail Line
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
101, 37
NWP Rail Line

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Rail (resume rail operation)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: rail operation
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 4 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance California Department of Transportation, District 1

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