Modesto Empire Jct #24 Universal Crossover

Summary

SCH Number
2020030967
Lead Agency
San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority
Document Title
Modesto Empire Jct #24 Universal Crossover
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/23/2020
Project Applicant
BNSF Railway Company

Document Description
BNSF will install a #24 universal crossover at Modesto Empire Jct. All work will be confined to BNSF Right-of-Way, within and adjacent to the existing Mainline Tracks.

Contact Information
Kevin Sheridan
San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority
949 E. Channel Street
Stockton, CA 95202

Phone : (209) 944-6220

Location

Cities
Modesto
Counties
Stanislaus
Other Location Info
Along the BNSF Right-of-Way at Modesto Empire Junction.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15275(a)
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed crossover within the existing rail facility are part of a regional public transit program. The crossover will increase efficiencies, and will allow for more reliable and predictable scheduling and on-time performances for commuter trains. Both will increase passenger volumes.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030967_Modesto Empire Jct #24 Universal Crossover   PDF 144 K

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