State Route 269 Bridge Projet (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2018-034-04 (ITP), Major Amendment No. 1)

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Summary

SCH Number
2015021089
Lead Agency
Caltrans 6 (Fresno) (California Department of Transportation, District 6)
Document Title
State Route 269 Bridge Projet (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2018-034-04 (ITP), Major Amendment No. 1)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The project is being implemented to prevent flooding of SR 269 where it passes through the Westside Detention Basin, and involves: 1) elevating a 1.8-mile segment of SR 269 between points of conformance 1.125 miles north and 0.675 miles south of Los Gatos Creek; 2) modifying a 6,000 foot segment of Los Gatos Creek between points 5,300 feet upstream and 700 feet downstream of where SR 269 crosses Los Gatos Creek; and 3) the use of a 70.5 acre temporary borrow pit/stockpiling area with ingress/egress from SR 269. Project could result in take of Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainsoni) in the form of mortality ("kill") due to vehicle strikes, nest abandonment, or destruction of nests resulting in the loss of young, fledglings, or eggs over the 5-year term of the ITP. Swainson's hawk is listed as threatened under the CESA. This Major Amendment No. 1 allows Permittee to remove trees during the Covered Species nesting season only after consulting with and receiving written approval from CDFW. Permittee will still mitigate through the purchase of three (3) Covered Species credits at the Alkali Sink Conservation Bank.

Contact Information
Steve Hulbert
CDFW
1234 E. Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710

559-243-4014 x289

Location

Cities
Huron
Counties
Fresno
Cross Streets
SR 269/198 and 269/W. Palmer Ave
Zip
93234
State Highways
SR 198, I-5
Railways
San Joaquin Valley RR
Schools
Huron HS, MS, ES
Waterways
Arroyo Pasajero Creek, California Aqueduct

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
1234 E. Shaw Ave., Fresno, CA 93710

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
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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