Salmon Creek Bridge replacement Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Caltrans 1 (Eureka) (California Department of Transportation, District 1)
Document Title
Salmon Creek Bridge replacement Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation

Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes to replace the Salmon Creek bridge on State Route 1 at post miles 42.4 through 42.3 in Mendocino County, California. The bridges need to be replaced because of the significant cost tp upgrade it to current standards and the need for ongoing and expensive future maintenance. Th existing bridge is fracture critical due to lack of redundancy of the steel deck truss in the main span. Additionally, the bridge rails and deck width do not meet current standards. The bridge does not meet the multi-model transportation needs of the community; provide for users of the California Coastal trail; or have adequate shoulders for bicyclists riding the Pacific Coast Bike Route. Additionally, the bridge does not allow for uninterruoted traffic movement in the event of vehicle breakdown or collision.

Contact Information
Liza Walker
California Department of Transportation, District 1
1656 Union Street
Eureka, CA 95501


State Highways
SR 1
Other Information
Post mile (PM) 42.4 to 43.3

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Other (Bridge)
Local Action
Local Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Water Quality Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 California State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board California Native American Heritage Commission Other - Public Comments

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