Project purpose is enhancement of public access and safety along Donner Pass Road and to maintain access to the Tahoe National Forest. The Project would improve recreational and sightseeing access with enhanced parking on the east side of the summit. This project benefits the public, local/state agencies, and the applicant.
Donner Pass Road, beginning near the 1-80/Donner Pass Road interchange in Soda Springs, California, and ending at the Truckee town limits. Approximate center coordinates 39.314006° N, -120.3407 44°
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301(c) and 15304(h)
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of repair, maintenance, and minor alterations of existing streets and the creation of bicycle lanes within the existing right-of-way. These project activities meet the definition of CEQA Categorical Exemption 15301(c) and 15304(h).