Santa Clara Siding Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Document Title
Santa Clara Siding Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Construct one additional track (the "Siding") approximately 2,600 feet long to allow trains to meet and pass at the project location.

Contact Information

Joel Cox
Agency Name
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Santa Clara
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Union Pacific Railroad Tracks between Agnew Road and Tasman Blvd.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project involves the construction of a new siding track along the existing railroad track. Construction activities would be conducted with in the existing railroad ROW. The proposed project would not change the operational characteristics of freight and passenger rail traffic within the railroad corridor. No change in the population or land uses would occur as a result of this project.


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