Olancha-Cartago Four-Lane (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0008-R6)

11 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010091023
Lead Agency
Caltrans, District 9 - Bishop (California Department of Transportation, District 9)
Document Title
Olancha-Cartago Four-Lane (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0008-R6)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
12/14/2020
Project Applicant
California Department of Transportation

Document Description
The proposed Project is limited to: conversion of approximately 1.8 miles of the existing U.S. 395 from a two-lane highway into a four-lane expressway, the construction of 8.45 miles of a new four-lane expressway on a new alignment and 1.6 miles of a two-lane expressway (southbound lanes only) on a new alignment to the west of the existing alignment. The Project includes the removal of approximately 116 trees (56 cottonwoods, 58 willows, 1 Siberian elm and 1 Arizona ash), temporary stream diversions, installation of permanent desert tortoise fencing along the Caltrans Right of Way, installation of 97 new culverts, removal of 9 existing culverts, and fill of 50 streambeds subject to Fish and Game Code Section 1602 resources. The Project will result in 16.926 acres of permanent impacts and 3.521 acres of temporary impacts to areas subject to Fish and Game Code Section 1602 resources.

Contact Information
Alyssa Marquez
Department of Fish and Wildlife
3602 Inland Empire Blvd. Suite C-220
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (760) 567-0332
Alyssa.Marquez@wildlife.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Inyo
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
The Project is located along and to the west of the existing U.S. Highway 395 near the towns of Olancha and Cartago, in the County of Inyo, State of California. The Project extends from Post Mile (PM) 29.95 north to PM 41.8.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
The mitigated negative declaration / negative declaration prepared for the project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency. CDFW’s record of project approval as Responsible Agency is available at CDFW’s regional office.

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
No
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
1600-2020-0008-R6_NOD_Caltrans_Olancha   PDF 204 K

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