Dickenson Ferry Road Bridge Replacement Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Dickenson Ferry Road Bridge Replacement Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
LU: Agriculture (A) Z: General Agriculture (A-1)

Document Description
The County of Merced (County) proposes to replace the existing Dickenson Ferry Road Bridge (Bridge No. 39C0095) that crosses Bear Creek, widen the bridge approaches, realign the intersection of Dickenson Ferry Road and Quinley Avenue, and relocate a small section of the O'Donnell Lateral Canal (proposed project). The primary objective is to replace the existing bridge structure to improve public safety. The existing bridge has reached the end of its lifespan and a bridge repair or rehabilitation is no longer feasible. The proposed project also serves to improve safety and increase sight distance by improving the roadway approaches to the bridge and realigning of the Dickenson Ferry Road/Quinley Avenue intersection. The current sufficiency rating of the bridge is 18.7 which is a significant drop from the previous rating of 36 in June of 2008 and is expected to continue to deteriorate at an increased rate.

Contact Information
Joe Giulian
Merced County, Dept. of Public Works
Lead/Public Agency
715 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Merced, CA 95341

Phone : (209) 385-7601


37°16'23.11"N 120°36'.133"W
Cross Streets
Dickenson Ferry Road & Quinley Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
SR 140 & 59
Bear Creek and the O'Donnell Lateral Canal

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Other (Bridge Replace and Canal Realign)
Local Action
Bridge Replace
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Public Services Recreation Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency Central Valley Flood Protection Board California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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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