ACE Ceres-Merced Extension

11 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2018012014
Lead Agency
San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
Document Title
ACE Ceres-Merced Extension
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Withing the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) right-of-way (ROW) from Ceres to Merced and some areas outside the ROW for stations and a layover and maintenance facility.
Document Description
The Project would consist of the following: a Merced Extension Alignment consisting of upgrades and new-tracks and-bridges within the-UPRR Fresno Subdivision between Ceres and Merced; new Turlock, Livingston or Atwater, and Merced Stations along the extension alignment; and a new permanent Merced Layover and Maintenance Facility to support extension operations. See attached NOP.

Contact Information

Name
Kevin Sheridan
Agency Name
San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Atwater, Ceres, Livingston, Merced, Turlock
Counties
Merced, Stanislaus
Cross Streets
See Figure in NOP
State Highways
SR-99, RS-165, SR-140
Railways
UPRR
Airports
MOD, MER, MCE
Schools
Many
Waterways
Merced River, Canal Creek, Bear Creek, and irrigation canals

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 Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California San Joaquin River Conservancy (SJRC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Central Valley Flood Protection Board
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Development Types
Transportation:Rail (Commuter and Intercity Rail)
Local Actions
Transit, Encroachment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

Attachments

Environmental Document

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