Sacramento Solar Highways Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Document Title
Sacramento Solar Highways Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The proposed project would be located within Caltrans-operated right-of-way of Highway 50.

Document Description
The proposed project is a demonstration project intended to determine the feasibility of installing photovoltaic electrical generation on publicity-owned land along the state's highways and freeways. The project would be located in the crescent shaped parcel of land above the northern onramp to westbound Highway 50 at the Mather Field Road Interchange in Rancho Cordova, a short length of cutslope west of that onramp, and the north cutslope between 43rd and 59th streets in the City of Sacramento. The total generation capacity expected is approximately 1.4 megawatts.

Contact Information
Kimberly Crawford
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
P.O. Box 15830, MS B203
Sacramento, CA 95817

Phone : (916) 732-5063


Rancho Cordova Sacramento
Cross Streets
48th & 59th Streets and Hwy 50 (95817) / Mather Field Road & Hwy 50
Total Acres
State Highways
Hwy 50
Light Rail/UPRR
Mather Airport
See attached
American River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (Type: PV arrays)(1.4 MW Watts)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Board/Adopt
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
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 Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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