197/199 Safe STAA Access Project

9 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 1
Document Title
197/199 Safe STAA Access Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Varied: low density residential/commercial uses in unincorporated communities; rural undeveloped areas outside communities.

Document Description
Caltrans is proposing to construct improvements at 7 spot locations on State Route (SR) 197 and U.S. Route (US) 199 in Del Norte County to be able to reclassify the routes as part of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) truck route network. The primary purpose of the proposed project is to improve these 7 spots so that two STAA trucks passing in opposite directions can be accommodated. By making improvements to accommodate STAA trucks, the prohibition for STAA vehicles would be removed, and the safety and operation of US Route 199 and SR 197 would be improved. The primary need for the project is the result of sub-standard curves; absence of, or substandard, shoulders along the traveled way; and narrow lanes.

Contact Information
Kim Hayler
California Department of Transportation, District 1
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 3700 1656 Union Street
Eureka, CA 95502-3700

Phone : (707) 441-2058


Del Norte
Cross Streets
State Route 197 and US Route 199
Total Acres
State Highways
SR 197 and US 199
Smith River and tributaries
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Gasquet, Hiouchi

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Local Road (Improvements)
Local Action
Road Improvements
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California State Lands Commission (SLC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1 (CDFW) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB)

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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