State Route 99 / Eaton Road Interchange Improvement Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Chico, City of (City of Chico)
Document Title
State Route 99 / Eaton Road Interchange Improvement Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
General Plan land use designations adjoining the project area include Commercial Services (CS), Public Facilities & Services (PF&S), Very Low Density Residential (VLDR), and Low Density Residential (LDR) land use designations. Land uses surrounding the interchange include residential and service commercial. A Comcast service center is located in the southeast quadrant of the interchange with a large parking lot fronting Eaton Road. Other service commercial uses are located south of Comcast, between the NB Off-Ramp and Silverbell Road. Pacific Supply, in the northeast quadrant, has its main access point on Hicks Lane directly north of Eaton Road. Single-family residential development dominates the northeast quadrant, including a large vacant parcel adjacent to the Eaton Road/ Hicks intersection, currently owned by the City. The land uses immediately west of SR 99 include office, service commercial, and residential uses.

Document Description
The proposed project would address safety concerns at two intersections in the City of Chico (City): State Route 99 (SR 99) North Bound (NB) On-Off Ramps I Eaton Road and Eaton Road/ Hicks Lane. These improvements are identified as the SR 99 / Eaton Road Intersection Project (proposed project). The City, in cooperation with Caltrans District 3, proposes to convert these two intersections to a 5-leg roundabout. The proposed project will include bicycle and pedestrian improvements an landscaping. Additional right of way would be required at the southeast quadrant of SR 99 and Eaton Road. Construction is anticipated to begin in 2020. Construction would be phased in order to maintain local access to SR 99 and to the properties adjacent to Eaton Road and Hicks Lane.

Contact Information
Tracy Bettencourt
City of Chico
411 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Chico, CA 95927

Phone : (530) 879-6900


39°46'31"N 121°52'19"W
Cross Streets
SR 99 / Eaton Road/ Hicks Lane
Total Acres
State Highways
SR 99
Chico Municipal Airport
Shasta Elementary
Sycamore Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation (Roundabout)
Local Action
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Noise Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Environmental Document
1   PDF 4646 K 2   PDF 52331 K 3   PDF 159 K
NOC   PDF 1562 K

Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV Download All Attachments New Search Print