Lake Oroville Permanent Lakeside Access Road

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Lake Oroville Permanent Lakeside Access Road
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
State-owned Water Conveyance System

Document Description
DWR is proposing to improve an existing access route to alleviate safety and security concerns with the public crossing the Lake Oroville Spillway bridge to access the recreational Spillway Boat Ramp and Day Use Area. This proposed access, Lake Oroville Permanent Lakeside Access Road, will be improved and constructed so it can be used for public access to the boat launch for an estimated six months of the year reducing security costs and improving public safety. The road project consists of clearing and grading the site; excavation of soils and rock; placement of aggregate base, concrete, drainage culverts, and rock slope protection; and the installation of traffic safety rails, barriers, and signage. In addition, erosion of an adjacent Boat Ramp parking area outfall channel will be repaired concurrently. This project will take approximately 4 months to construct and is scheduled to be built in the late summer to winter of 2020.

Contact Information
Stephanie Chun
Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
3500 Industrial Blvd., Second Floor
Sacramento, CA , CA 95691

Phone : (916) 376-1908

Leah McNearney
Project Applicant


39°32'39.9"N 121°29'27.4"W
Cross Streets
Canyon Dr & Oroville Dam Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
4 East
Other Location Info
The beginning of the Lakeside Access Road is accessed through a parking area approximately 1 mile from the intersection of Oroville Dam Road on Canyon Drive.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (Security, safety, and public access related to Oroville Spillway)
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights Department of Toxic Substances Control


Environmental Document
ISMND_LakesideAccessRoad_052820_FINAL_signed   PDF 11185 K Lakeside_SCH_Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal_052820   PDF 579 K NOI_PermanentLakesideAccessRoad_FINAL_052820   PDF 96 K
Lakeside NOC_FINAL_052820_signed (2)   PDF 216 K
State Comments
2020060024_DTSC Comment   PDF 211 K

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