Nelson Road Reestablishment

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Nelson Road Reestablishment
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Agricultural/Mountain Residential and County Right of Way
Document Description
The proposed project is the removal of the temporary access road crossing, restoration of the crossing area, and reestablishment of the permanent road adjacent to the previous alignment, Ruins Creek and the toe of the 2011 landslide. The scope of the work for the entire project shall consist of the following: excavation and backfill (2,675 cubic yards), two mechanically stabilized earth backfill (MSE) retaining walls, drainage culvert improvements, asphalt concrete pavement, erosion control, restoration of the creek channel, and removal of approximately 220 feet of the existing temporary bypass road where it crosses Ruins Creek, with associated upland and riparian revegetation.

Contact Information

Matt Johnston
Agency Name
Santa Cruz County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Scotts Valley
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Lockhart Gulch
Total Acres
Parcel #
Ruins Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery
Development Types
Transportation:Local Road (Road reestablishment, bypass removal)
Local Actions
Riparian Exception
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Wetland/Riparian

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