Merced to Fresno High-Speed Train Project EIR/EIS

59 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
High Speed Rail Authority, California (California High Speed Rail Authority)
Document Title
Merced to Fresno High-Speed Train Project EIR/EIS
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use

Document Description
NOTE: Amended; Reference SCH# 2009021107 The California High Speed Rail Authority proposes to construct, operate and maintain an electric-powered steel-wheel-on-steel-rail HST between Merced and Fresno, which is a section of the California HST System. The Statewide HST system is about 800 miles long, capable of operating speeds of 220 mph on dedicated, fully grade-separated tracks, with state-of-the-art safety, signaling, and automated train control systems.

Contact Information
Carrie Bowen
California High Speed Rail Authority
925 L Street , Suite 1425
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (559) 221-2636


Fresno Madera Merced
State Highways
Hwy 59,140,99,152,145,180,41
Union Pacific, BNSF
Castle, Merced, Madera
San Joaquin River, various smaller waterways
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Various

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Other (High-Speed Train)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California State Lands Commission Other - Public Comments California Native American Heritage Commission

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