197/199 Safe STAA Access Project

10 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 1
Document Title
197/199 Safe STAA Access Project
Document Type
FON - FONSI - Findings of No Significant Impact
Present Land Use
Varied: low density residential/commercial uses in unincorporated communities; rural undeveloped areas outside communities.
Document Description
Note: Addendum to FEIR/EA 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
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation, District 1
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

Notice of Completion

Development Types
Transportation:Local Road (Improvements)
Local Actions
Road Improvements
Project Issues

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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