California Department of Transportation Fontana Solar Photovoltiac Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014121063
Lead Agency
General Services, Department of (Department of General Services)
Document Title
California Department of Transportation Fontana Solar Photovoltiac Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
The Proposed Project is a 1.241-MW ground-mounted, unmanned, solar photovoltaic power generation system that will generate electricity to serve the California DOT's Traffic Management Center, Park and Ride, and Southwest Regional Laboratory facilities. The PV power system would be built on an approximately 7.8-acre portion of the 35-acre parcel. Panels, including steel support structures, would be up to a maximum of 8 feet in height. The solar arrays would convert incident sunlight to direct current (DC) electrical power which would then be converted to alternating current (AC) by two centrally-located inverters before being delivered onsite buildings. An 8-foot security fence would be installed around each of the solar array blocks. Primary access for the solar arrays would be from Victoria Street using an existing driveway and drive aisle west.

Contact Information
Valerie Namba
Department of General Services
707 Third Street, MS-509
West Sacramento, CA 95605

(916) 376-1607

Location

Coordinates
34°7'50.6"N 117°29'54.8"W
Cities
Fontana
Counties
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Victoria Street and I-15; 13892 and 13970 Victoria Street, Fontana CA
Zip
92336
Total Acres
7.8
Parcel #
0228-011-42
State Highways
I-15; SR-210
Schools
Etiwanda HS
Waterways
Highland Channel

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Solar project on 7.8 acres)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: DGS Approval
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 8 Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 8 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
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