Merced Commuter Rail Track Expansion, Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 2010-0037-R4

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Summary

SCH Number
2009081054
Lead Agency
Caltrans, Planning (California Department of Transportation, Headquarters)
Document Title
Merced Commuter Rail Track Expansion, Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 2010-0037-R4
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
9/7/2010

Document Description
The applicant proposes to upgrade the capacity on a portion of the BNSF Railway Company's existing right-of-way by installing a section of second main track. The Project consists of upgrading ~16.43 miles of railway corridor from Milepost 1039.93 to Milepost 1056.36 located with the communities of Le Grand, Planada, Tuttle, and Kadota and the City of Merced. A portion of the Project consists of 4 new bridges or bridge expansions, including new bridge pilings, installed on Mariposa Creek at MP 1042.25; Owens Creek at MP 1045.9; on an un-named channel at MP 1045.7; and at another un-named channel at MP 1042.2.

Contact Information
Amy Krisch
California Department of Fish and Game
Central Region 1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (559) 243-4017

Location

Coordinates
37°17'51"N 120°28'35"W
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 Determination

Approving Agency
DFG
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
CA Dept Transportation Division of Rail 1120 N St, Rm 3400, MS 74 Sacramento, CA 95814

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
N/A
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

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