Nelson Road Realignment Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014012044
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Nelson Road Realignment Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The project is limited to the construction of a 350-linear-foot section of County road, one 35-foot long mechanically stabilized earth backfill retaining wall, and drainage culvert improvements; installation of asphalt concrete pavement; and removal and restoration of approximately 220 linear feet of existing temporary bypass road from within the Ruins Creek channel and banks. Approximately 2,850 sq. ft. (180 lineal feet) of riparian vegetation will be temporarily impacted from construction of the road realignment. Approximately 500 sq. ft. of the Ruins Creek channel will be temporarily impacted from removal of the temporary crossing (culvert and rip-rap) and riparian restoration activities. Four coast live oak trees ranging in diameter at breast height (DBH) from 10 to 20 inches and one 15-inch DBH willow will be removed as a result of the project. CDFW is executing a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2014-0032-R3 pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, Matthew Johnston, Santa Cruz County Dept. of Public Works.

Contact Information
Melissa Farinha
CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
7329 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558

707-944-5579

Location

Cities
Scotts Valley
Counties
Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Lockhart Gulch
Zip
95066
Total Acres
.5
Parcel #
070-011-28
Waterways
Ruins Creek

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

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 Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
N/A
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
N/A
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