California Aqueduct Bridge Replacement State Route 166


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Caltrans 6 (Fresno) (California Department of Transportation, District 6)
Document Title
California Aqueduct Bridge Replacement State Route 166
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
PLU: State hwy; Z: Prime ag

Document Description
Caltrans proposes to replace the California Aqueduct Bridge (Bridge No. 50-0323 at PM 17.44) on SR 166 in Kern County with a new bridge. The bridge sits 5 miles west of I-5. The new bridge would be a reinforced steel and concrete box girder bridge, approx 434 ft long and 43 ft wide, with a vertical height of 21 ft. The new bridge would be on the same alignment as the existing bridge. During construction, a detour off SR 166 would divert traffic along Old River Rd to Copus Rd. Approx 6 acres of new ROW would be acquired from adjacent farmland for the project. The proposed work may also have an effect on a historic property, the California Aqueduct. A Finding of no adverse effect has been submitted to the state historic preservation officer.

Contact Information
George Garrigus
California Department of Transportation, District 6
855 M St
Fresno, CA 93721

Phone : (559) 445-6451


Cross Streets
5 mi west of SR 99/I-5 on SR 166
California Aqueduct

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Other (bridge replacement)
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Traffic/Circulation Water Quality
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency
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