State Route 5 Panoche Hills Capital Preventative Maintenance Project (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2021-018-04 (ITP))

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Summary

SCH Number
2020070309
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
Document Title
State Route 5 Panoche Hills Capital Preventative Maintenance Project (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2021-018-04 (ITP))
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
10/6/2021
Document Description
Within the 3-mile-long Project Area, the Project will involve the installation of two pair of new street lights, the installation of three pair of traffic count stations, the rehabilitation of 15 existing culverts, roadway resurfacing, and replenishing the gravel covering the three-foot wide shoulder backing. The Project could result in take of San Joaquin antelope squirrel (Ammospermophilus nelsoni) including mortality (“kill”), due to vehicle strikes, destruction of burrows, or temporary disturbance to habitat resulting in the loss of individuals over the five year term of the ITP. San Joaquin antelope squirrel is listed as threatened under the California Endangered Species Act. Permittee will mitigate through permanent protection of and management in perpetuity for 6.7 acres of compensatory habitat for Covered Species OR the purchase of 6.7 San Joaquin antelope squirrel credits from a CDFW-approved mitigation or conservation bank. The ITP was reissued by CDFW to clarify detail regarding construction methods.

Contact Information

Name
Steven Hulbert
Agency Name
CDFW
Contact Types
Responsible Agency

Location

Counties
Fresno
Other Location Info
The Project involves improvements to a 3-mile segment of SR 5, between post mile 37.2 and post mile 40.2 in western Fresno County.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

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