Construction of Auxiliary Lane on SR 99 between Olive Drive at Knudsen Drive & SR 204 (Golden State Avenue)

Summary

SCH Number
2010101028
Lead Agency
Kern County
Document Title
Construction of Auxiliary Lane on SR 99 between Olive Drive at Knudsen Drive & SR 204 (Golden State Avenue)
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Vacant, Public Road/ M-2 PD (for industrial development)/SI (Service Industrial)
Document Description
The Kern County Roads Department in cooperation with Caltrans proposes to construct an auxiliary lane on southbound State Route 99 (SR99) between Olive Drive and State Route 204 (Golden State Avenue). Proposed lane would establish a direct connection along Olive Drive, beginning at Knudsen Drive, along SR 99 to southeast bound State Route 204. Improvements include on-ramp modification, construction of a 12-foot-wide paved lane with paved 8 to 10-foot-wide shoulder, extension of an existing culvert, fence relocation, guard rail modification, 10-foot maintenance road construction, pedestrian crosswalk, construction of curb, gutter and sidewalk and relocation of existing utilities. Additional right of way is required to accommodate the new auxiliary lane and slope. The proposal would close access to Landco Drive at the south side of the Olive Drive intersection. As a result, the proposal would necessitate the construction of a public access road between Knudsen Drive and Landco Drive. The project site lies within the administrative boundary of the Metropolitan Bakersfield Habitat Conservation Plan. The project would alleviate traffic congestion and degradation of air quality for the general public. Approximately 5.9 acres in size.

Contact Information

Name
Yolanda Alcantar
Agency Name
Kern County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern
Cross Streets
Olive Drive, Knudsen Drive
Total Acres
5.9
Parcel #
116-010-31, 38, 39; 365-020-19, 23
State Highways
Hwy 99, 204, 58
Railways
So San Joaquin RR
Airports
Meadows Field
Schools
Beardsley School Dist
Waterways
Kern River, Beardsley Canal; Calloway Canal
Township
29S
Range
27E
Section
14,15
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Transportation:Other (Road Construction)
Local Actions
Road Construction
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Transportation, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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