197/199 Safe STAA Access Project

9 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2008082128
Lead Agency
Caltrans 1 (Eureka) (California Department of Transportation, District 1)
Document Title
197/199 Safe STAA Access Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Received

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
Jason Meyer
California Department of Transportation, District 1
P.O. Box 3700 1656 Union Street
Eureka, CA 95502-3700

707 445 6322

Location

Counties
Del Norte
Cross Streets
State Route 197 and US Route 199
Zip
95543
Total Acres
~13
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
SR 197 and US 199
Waterways
Smith River and Middle Fork Smith River
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Gasquet, Hiouchi

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Transportation:Local Road (Improvements)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Road Improvements
Project Issues
Vegetation
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