Merced to Sacramento High-Speed Train Project EIR/EIS

Summary

SCH Number
2009122064
Lead Agency
High Speed Rail Authority, California (California High Speed Rail Authority)
Document Title
Merced to Sacramento High-Speed Train Project EIR/EIS
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Present Land Use
Various

Document Description
The California High Speed Rail Authority proposes to construct, operate, and maintain an electric-powered steel-wheel-on-steel-rail high-speedtrain (HST) between Merced and Sacramento, 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 mostly dedicated, fully grade-separated tracks, with state-of-the-art safety, signaling, and automated train control systm. The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC) is interested in providing regional passenger rail service on this section of the HST System infrastructure and will serve as a local partner.

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

Phone : (916) 324-1541

Location

Counties
Merced Sacramento San Joaquin Stanislaus
Cross Streets
Various
Zip
Various
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
Various
Railways
BNSF, UPRR
Airports
Various
Schools
Various
Waterways
Various

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Rail
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources 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
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Transportation, District 10 California Public Utilities Commission

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.

Download CSV New Search Print