Ferguson Slide Permanent Restoration Project

14 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 6
Document Title
Ferguson Slide Permanent Restoration Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Forest Land.

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
Lead/Public Agency
2015 E. Shields Avenue, Suite 100
Fresno, CA 93726

Phone : (559) 243-8167


Cross Streets
8 miles east of Briceburg to 7.6 miles west of El Portal
State Highways
SR 140
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
Aesthetics Biological Resources Cultural Resources Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Public Services Recreation Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife Wild Scenic River
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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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