Santa Monica Pier Bridge Replacement Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Santa Monica
Document Title
Santa Monica Pier Bridge Replacement Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Transportation Facility
Document Description
The Project entails the demolition of the existing Pier Bridge and replacement of the Bridge which extends west from the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Colorado Avenue to the Santa Monica Pier. The existing bridge was built in 1939 and is near the end of its useful life with a sufficiency rating of 17 out of 100. The project would replace the existing bridge with a new structure designed and constructed to current standards. Eight build alternatives are collectively under consideration - the basic design parameters are essentially the same with the differences primarily related to the north-south placement of the various paths for access by vehicles, bicycles, pedestrian's, and those with limited mobility.

Contact Information

Omeed Pour
Agency Name
City of Santa Monica
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
City of Santa Monica
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Santa Monica
Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Ocean Avenue/Colorado Avenue
State Highways
SR 1, I 10
Exposition Light Rail
Santa Monica Municipal
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Santa Monica Bay Restoration, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Development Types
Transportation:Other (Pier Bridge Replacement)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit, Bridge Replacement
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation


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