1G950-Railroad Preemption Installation

Summary

SCH Number
2017128004
Lead Agency
Caltrans 10 (Stockton) (California Department of Transportation, District 10)
Document Title
1G950-Railroad Preemption Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes a Traffic Safety project to install a railroad pre-emption system on State Route (SR) 59 from the Cooper Avenue to Santa Fe Drive/W. Olive Avenue in the City of Merced, Merced County. All work will occur within Caltrans right of way. The purpose of this project is to manage the flow of traffic through the railroad crossing. The need for the project is to reduce the number of severity of collisions between motor vehicles and motor vehicles and trains.

Contact Information
Elizabeth Hummel
California Department of Transportation, District 10
1976 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Stockton, CA 95205

(209) 948-3825

Location

Cities
Merced
Counties
Merced
State Highways
SR 59
Other Information
PM 15.7 and 16.3

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not affect any sensitive species or their habitat, any cultural or scenic resources, or any other environmentally sensitive resources.
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