Niles Canyon Safety Improvements Project [California Endangered Species Act (CESA) Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2018-085-03 (ITP)]

7 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2015092075
Lead Agency
Caltrans, District 4 - Bay Area/Oakland (California Department of Transportation, District 4)
Document Title
Niles Canyon Safety Improvements Project [California Endangered Species Act (CESA) Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2018-085-03 (ITP)]
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
1/9/2020
Project Applicant
California Department of Transportation

Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Permittee) proposes to improve the Niles Canyon corridor of SR-84 for safety improvements. The Project will include installation of traffic signs and lighting, low speed curve improvements, k-rail and Midwest guardrail installation, installation of a rock drapery system, signalization, limited shoulder widening, and the replacement of one culvert at Stonybrook Creek with a singlespan bridge. The Biological Study Area (BSA) illustrated in Figure I consists of 61.95 acres, which consists of 1.56 acres of annual grassland, 0.24 acres of barren ground, 5.22 acres of Coastal Oak Woodland, 4.37 acres of Coastal Oak Scrub, 0.68 acres of creek channel, 0.03 acres of freshwater emergent wetlands, 28.54 acres of road and previously paved surfaces, 12.85 acres or urban landscape, 0.17 acres of railroad and 8.30 acres of Valley Foothill Riparian Habitat. Impacts to Alameda whipsnake habitat include temporary impacts to 3.77 acres of Alameda whipsnake suitable habitat and permanent impacts to 1.41 acres of suitable Alameda whipsnake habitat. The project is expected to result in incidental take of Alameda whipsnake aka Alameda striped racer, designated as a threatened species under CESA. The ITP referenced above as issued by CDFW

Contact Information
Robert Stanley
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
Faifield, CA 94534

Phone : (707) 428-2093

Location

Counties
Alameda
Other Location Info
The Niles Canyon Safety Improvements Project (Project) is located within Niles Canyon over Alameda Creek and Stonybrook Creek along State Route 84 (SR-84) from Post Mile 10.8 to 1 a.o, in Alameda County, in the State of California.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
The Environmental Impact Report prepared by the lead agency for the Project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the lead agency. CDFW's administrative record of proceedings related to the incidental take permit is available to the public for review at CDFW's regional office.

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
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2015092075_2081-2018-085-03-SR 84 Niles Canyon ITP-NOD   PDF 509 K

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