Le Grand to Merced

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009081054
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, Headquarters
Document Title
Le Grand to Merced
Document Type
JD - Joint Document
Received
Document Description
As part of its program to improve intercity passenger rail service, the State Department of Transportation, Division of Rail is proposing to upgrade the capacity of the BNSF Railway Company's existing San Joaquin Valley railroad corridor by installing a second main track from Merced to Le Grand. The whole corridor currently under consideration is located between the cities of Bakersfield and Oakland and Bakersfield and Sacramento, CA. The proposed project under consideration consists of ~16.43 miles of railway corridor from Milepost 1039.93 to Milepost 1056.36 located within the communities of Le Grand, Planada, Tuttle, and Kadota and the City of Merced. The proposed project extends from about 0.25 mile northwest of M Street, within the City of Merced, southeast to about 0.04 mile northeast of Deadman's Creek within the community of Le Grand.

Contact Information

Name
Royce Gotcher
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation, Headquarters
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Merced
Counties
Merced
Total Acres
~25
State Highways
140
Railways
BNSF
Waterways
Deadman Creek, Owens Creek, Bear Creek
Township
Sev
Range
Sev
Section
Sev
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (rail project)
Local Actions
rail project
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

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