Newell Road/San Francisquito Creek Bridge Replacement Project
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Existing public right-of-way
The City of Palo Alto (City), in coordination with the City of East Palo Alto and the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority, proposes to replace the Newell Road Bridge (herein referred to as the "bridge") over San Francisquito Creek in order to prevent flooding and to enhance the safety of motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. The proposed Project would also incorporate channel improvements to widen a bottleneck segment of San Francisquito Creek along the northern bank that stretches approximately 900 feet downstream of the bridge. The current bridge obstructs the flow of San Francisquito Creek during flow events, posing a flooding hazard once replacement of the upstream bridge at Pope Street/Chaucer Street (the Pope-Chaucer Street Bridge) is completed.
Newell Road between Edgewood Avenue and Woodland Avenue
US 101, SR 109, 114 & 82
San Francisquito Creek, San Francisco Bay
Notice of Completion
Review Period Start
Review Period End
Transportation:Other (Bridge replacement)
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency
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