Eastside Bypass Improvements Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017121026
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Eastside Bypass Improvements Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
DWR and USBR proposes to implement the project to facilitate fish migration and increased Restoration Flow capacity in the Eastside Bypass (EB) as follows: reinforce approx. 2 miles of levee along the EB to improve levee stability and reduce seepage; modify the EB Control Structure, replace the Dan McNamara Road crossing culvert and remove two USFWS weirs in the EB to improve fish passage; and replace an existing non-operational well to provide replacement water supply for the Merced NWR. The project is part of the San Joaquin River Restoration Program. The project would be constructed is proposed for construction in 2010 and 2020.

Contact Information
Karen Dulik
California Department of Water Resources
3374 E. Shields Ave
Fresno, CA 93726

559-230-3300

Location

Cities
Los Banos Merced
Counties
Merced
Cross Streets
Dan McNamara Rd/Sandy Mush Rd; others
Zip
95341
Total Acres
345
Waterways
Eastside Bypass

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
DWR
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
3374 E. Shields Ave., Fresno, CA 93726

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
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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