Richmond Rail Connector Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2012092032
Lead Agency
Caltrans 4 (Oakland) (California Department of Transportation, District 4)
Document Title
Richmond Rail Connector Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
7/25/2013
Present Land Use
Industrial, City of Richmond; but this rail infrastructure project is independent of local General Plan & local zoning designations.

Document Description
The CA Dept. of Transportation proposes to install a new connector track between the BNSF railway track & UPRR tracks in north Richmond to facilitate movement of trains between the two tracks and to reduce trains in downtown Richmond. The installation of the connection track, upgrade of existing siding, and project related improvements will begin ~365 feet south of the Giant Road/John Ave. Crossing and will extend southwest, ~1.25 miles, north of the UPRR/Parr Blvd. intersection in the City of Richmond and unincorporated portion of Contra Costa County. The CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife is executing a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement Number 1600-2013-0067-R3 pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, CA Dept. of Transportation District 4.

Contact Information
Robert Stanley
CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Bay Delta Regin 7329 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558

Phone : (707) 944-5573

Location

Coordinates
37°58'32"N 122°21'32"W
Cities
Richmond
Counties
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Giant Road/John Ave and Parr Blvd
Zip
94805
Total Acres
8.30
Parcel #
408-050-017,018; 406-070-012,013
State Highways
N/A
Railways
BNSF and UPRR
Airports
N/A
Schools
N/A
Waterways
Rheem Creek
Township
2N
Range
4-5W
Base
MDBM

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
Caltrans #4 111 Grand Ave Oakland, CA 94612

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
N/A
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
N/A
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
N/A

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.

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