Redwood City Navigation Improvement Study

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Redwood City, Port of (Port of Redwood City)
Document Title
Redwood City Navigation Improvement Study
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Present Land Use
Navigation Channel for Industrial Seaport

Document Description
The project site includes the existing Federal navigation channel and turning basins at RCH, extending from the mouth of Redwood Creek to deep water in the San Francisco Bay, as well as the channel at San Bruno Shoal in San Francisco Bay. Both channels are authorized to a depth of -30 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW). It is the only deep-water port in South San Francisco Bay and was completed to its present-day authorized depth in 1965. The Port of Redwood City is the local sponsor the navigation channel and shares the cost of the feasibility study on a 50/50 basis with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The port maintains three ship berth facilities at a depth of -34 feet MLLW and a small facility to unload cement and aggregates via barge. Maritime activities include the export of recycled metal and the import of dry bulk building materials such as cement, bauxite, gypsum and construction aggregates.

Contact Information
Michael Giari
Port of Redwood City
675 Seaport Boulevard
Redwood City, CA 94063

Phone : (650) 306-4150


Redwood City
San Mateo
Cross Streets
Seaport Blvd. and Kerkner Road
State Highways
Hwy 92
Union Pacific
San Francisco Bay and Redwood Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Other (Navigation Channel)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Joint EIR/EIS
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Biological Resources Economics/Jobs Geologic/Seismic Noise Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 4 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission State Lands Commission
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