North Coast Highway 101 Streetscape Project

5 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015091084
Lead Agency
Encinitas, City of (City of Encinitas)
Document Title
North Coast Highway 101 Streetscape Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received

Document Description
The project encompasses improvements to North Coast Highway 101 between La Costa Avenue and A Street including, but not limited to: increase walkability through expanded sidewalks, pedestrian facilities, and safe pedestrian crossings; increase the bicycle facilities available along the corridor with added and enhanced bike lanes and shared vehicle/bicycle lanes; preserve and restore the tree canopy by replacing trees posing a safety hazard with new trees, adding hundreds of new trees, and focusing on a native and drought-tolerant landscape palette; provide street beautification measures with enhanced pavement treatments, street furniture, and opportunities for public art; respect and enhance the community character along the corridor; construct appropriate traffic controls and traffic calming measures, such as roundabouts; implement road diet measures by decreasing travel lane number/width; reduce traffic speeds to 30 miles per hour; minimize cut-through traffic on North Coast Highway 101; implement measures to improve vehicular, bike, and pedestrian safety at side street intersections; provide additional parking spaces, including more efficient reverse angle on-street parking and parking at designated improved areas in NCTD right of way; provide for appropriately-located and accessibly-designated bus stops and bus pull-outs to maximize ridership; improve existing drainage and storm water quality by implementing low-impact design measures and sustainable green streets concepts including infiltration, biofilitration, and water storage areas; and Encourage greater business opportunities for shopping and entertainment and provide more gathering destinations for local residents. The EIR will be used in the city's consideration of discretionary actions, including approval of a general plan amendment, local coastal plan amendment, north 101 specific plan amendment, design review permit and coastal development permit.

Contact Information
Scott Vurbeff
City of Encinitas
505 S. Vulcan Avenue
Encinitas, CA 92024-3633

(760) 633-2692

Location

Cities
Encinitas
Counties
San Diego
Cross Streets
North Coast Hwy 101 between La Costa Ave and A St
Zip
92024
State Highways
101
Railways
NCTD
Schools
Paul Ecke ES, Diegueno MS, La Costa Canyon HS
Waterways
Pacific Ocean, Batiquitos Lagoon
Other Location Info
Leucadia

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Other
Local Action
Other Action Local Coastal Permit Site Plan Specific Plan General Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Other Issues Cumulative Effects Landuse Water Quality Traffic/Circulation Public Services Noise Drainage/Absorption Coastal Zone Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: Emergency services
Reviewing Agencies
Caltrans, District 11 Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects Cal Fire California Coastal Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 9 Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
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