Ferguson Slide Permanent Restoration Project

13 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2008011118
Lead Agency
Caltrans 6 (Fresno) (California Department of Transportation, District 6)
Document Title
Ferguson Slide Permanent Restoration Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received

Document Description
NOTE: Review Per Lead The California Department of Transportation proposes to restore full highway access between Mariposa and El Portal via State Route 140 in Mariposa County, California by repairing or permanently bypassing the portion of State Route 140 that was blocked and damaged by the 2006 Ferguson rockslide. Currently, motorists use a temporary, one-lane bypass route to avoid the portion of State Route 140 that was closed by the Furguson rockslide. This bypass route imposes substantial restrictions on the size and type of vehicles that can travel along State Route 140. Restoration of State Route 140 would eliminate the detour and provide full access to all traffic on State Route 140 between the town of Mariposa and Yosemite National Park.

Contact Information
John Thomas
California Department of Transportation, District 6
2015 E. Shields Avenue, Suite 100
Fresno, CA 93726

559-243-8167

Location

Counties
Mariposa
Cross Streets
8 miles east of Briceburg to 7.6 miles west of El Portal
Zip
95318
State Highways
SR 140
Waterways
Merced River
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: El Portal

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Highway/Freeway (Restore two-lane highway)
Project Issues
Other Issues Growth Inducing Wildlife Wetland/Riparian Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Public Services Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Economics/Jobs Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: Wild Scenic River
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Native American Heritage Commission Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Lands Commission
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