California High-Speed Rail Merced to Fresno Section: Central Valley Wye

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Summary

SCH Number
2009091125
Lead Agency
California High Speed Rail Authority
Document Title
California High-Speed Rail Merced to Fresno Section: Central Valley Wye
Document Type
SIR - Supplemental EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Agriculture is the primary land use; other land uses include commercial, industrial, residential, and mixed use.
Document Description
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) proposes to construct and operate the Merced to Fresno Section: Central Valley Wye as part of the larger, 800-mile California HighSpeed Rail (HSR) system planned throughout California. The HSR system will connect the major population centers of Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area, the Central Valley, Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, Orange County, and San Diego. As part of the Merced to Fresno Section of the statewide HSR system, the Central Valley Wye would create the east-west HSR connection between the San Jose to Merced Section to the west and the north-south Merced to Fresno Section to the east. See NOC for Full Details.

Contact Information

Name
Mark A. Mcloughlin
Agency Name
California High-Speed Rail Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Agency Name
California High-Speed Rail Authority
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Chowchilla, Fairmead, Madera
Counties
Fresno, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus
Total Acres
~55 Miles
State Highways
59, 99, 132, 140, 152, 233
Railways
BNSF, UPRR
Airports
Several local airports
Other Location Info
The proposed Merced to Fresno Section: Central Valley Wye is located in Merced and Madera Counties near the City of Chowchilla with related electrical facilities extending into Fresno and Stanislaus Counties. The project termini are located at Henry Miller Road/Carlucci Road on the west (lat/long 37° 5'51.46"N - 120°40'48.84"W), Ranch Road/SR 99 on the north (lat/long 37°13'21 .29"N - 120°22'40.69"W), and Avenue 19 near Madera Acres on the south (lat/long 37° 1'31 .84"N - 120°4'46.61"W). The nearest major state highway intersection is State Route 99 (SR 99) and State Route 152 (SR 152).

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Rail (high-speed train))
Local Actions
Public Works
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California San Joaquin River Conservancy (SJRC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Stewardship Council, Department of Corrections, Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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