1G950-Railroad Preemption Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 10
Document Title
1G950-Railroad Preemption Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
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
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation, District 10
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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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