Medical Center Drive South Bike and Pedestrian Improvements

Summary

SCH Number
2018088402
Lead Agency
University of California, San Diego (University of California San Diego)
Document Title
Medical Center Drive South Bike and Pedestrian Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/21/2018

Document Description
The project would include the design and construction of a new traffic signal on the east side of the Gilman Bridge allowing for a safe crossing for the anticipated increase in traffic for vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians. The project would extend a designated bike land and sidewalk from the east end of the Gilman Bridge to the north landing of the future Mesa Housing Pedestrian and Bike Bridge allowing for a seamless and safe movement through the campus. Additionally, this project will provide bicycle and pedestrian improvements from the east end of the Gilman Bridge to Athena Circle on Medical Center Drive South to create a cohesive transportation plan. The scope would include grading, storm water management, lighting and other associated utilities., hardscape paving, striping, signage, landscape and irrigation.

Contact Information
Alison Buckley
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive Mail Code 0074
La Jolla, CA 92093-0074

Phone : (858) 534-4464

Location

Cities
La Jolla
Counties
San Diego
Schools
UC San Diego West Campus; West of Athena Circle

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
Based on the above project description, the Medical Center Drive South Bike and Pedestrian Improvements project is classified as exempt from the provisions of CEQA under Section 15301- Existing Facilities. The projects planning activities fall under Class 1 because the project consists of minor alterations and improvements to existing private streets to improve safe movements through the campus. In addition, none of the exceptions to the exemptions apply.
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