Rio Mesa Boulevard Project Draft EIR

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Madera County
Document Title
Rio Mesa Boulevard Project Draft EIR
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Agricultural/ Rio Mesa Area Plan
Document Description
The proposed project would construct a 2.3-mile segment of new road providing a connection between Avenue 12 in the south to a planned segment of Rio Mesa Boulevard within the Tesoro Viejo community to the north. The proposed roadway would include two northbound and two southbound asphalt concrete lanes with six-foot-wide asphalt concrete bike lanes, curbs and gutters, landscaping, and separated sidewalks. The project would also install storm drainage facilities, water and wastewater conveyance infrastructure, and conduit and pipeline for dry utilities (electric, telephone, cable, fiber, natural gas). Within areas that are known as California tiger salamander (CTS) migration corridors, the roadway design includes measures to keep CTS off the travel lanes and help them pass safely under the roadway.

Contact Information

Jamie Bax
Agency Name
Madera County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Between Avenue 12 and Avenue 14, east of State Route 41
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
State Route 41
San Joaquin River

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Development Types
Transportation:Local Road (New Road/Utility Infrastructure)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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