Firestone Boulevard Traffic Safety Improvements


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Downey, City of (City of Downey)
Document Title
Firestone Boulevard Traffic Safety Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The City of Downey proposes to construct raised concrete median with irrigation and landscape systems and to rehabilitate the existing pavement by cold milling and subsequent construction of asphalt rubber hot mix (ARHM} overlay on Firestone Boulevard between the Westerly City Limits and Old River School Road. The project includes removing existing striped median/pavement, installing raised concrete median islands, left-turn lanes, signage/striping, and other related improvements as safety enhancements and to improve traffic flow and circulation along Firestone Boulevard. Once the these improvements are completed, traffic throughput and safety along Paramount Boulevard will greatly improve. '--:

Contact Information
Jim G. Bautista, P.E.
City of Downey
11111 Brookshire Avenue
Downey, CA 90241-7016

Phone : (562) 904-7110


Los Angeles
Cross Streets
Firestone Boulevard - From Westerly City and Old River School Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301c, Class 1 & 3; 15033d
Reasons for Exemption
This project only involves the installation of raised median Islands replacing the existing painted median, as well as minor street improvements which fall under repair, maintenance, and safety improvements of existing public facilities, and does not involve any expansion beyond what is existing. Based on the attached, Exhibit 6-F, Categorical Exemption/Categorical Exclusion Determination Form, the State has determined that the project is a Categorical Exclusion under: 23 CFR 771 .lll(c}: activity (c)( 4 ).


Notice of Exemption
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