SR 68Scenic Highway Plan


SCH Number
Public Agency
Monterey County Transportation Agency
Document Title
SR 68Scenic Highway Plan
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Study of SR 68 corridor with conceptual plan for improving SR 68 between Salinas and Monterey for the traveling public and the natural environment. Identify a preferred corridor concept for further analysis and review by Caltrans and related stakeholders. Beneficiaries include the multimodal traveling public through safety enhancements and congestions reduction, and the natural environment through reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and improved wildlife connectivity.

Contact Information

Grant Leonard
Agency Name
Monterey County Transportation Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Blanco Road
State Highways
State Route 68, Highway 1

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
PRC S: 21102
Reasons for Exemption
The SR 68 Scenic Highway Plan is not a project under CEQA, because the plan is merely a "feasibility plan" and exempt by statute (Public Resources Code section 21102) and State regulations identifying statutory exemptions under CEQA (14 CCR section 15262 ["projects involving only feasibility or planning studied for possible future actions"]).

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