Stockton Diamond Grade Separation


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
Document Title
Stockton Diamond Grade Separation
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
Present Land Use

Document Description
Notice of Preparation for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Stockton Diamond Grade Separation project (Project) and notification of three virtual public scoping meetings to receive comments on the scope of the EIR. The Stockton Diamond Grade Separation Project is a critical element in the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC) vision to expand intercity and commuter rail service between the San Joaquin Valley and both Sacramento and the Bay Area. SJRRC proposes to replace an at-grade crossing of the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) rail lines with a railroad grade separation.

Contact Information
Kevin L. Sheridan
San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
949 E. Channel Street
Stockton, CA 95202

Phone : (209) 944-6224


37°56'48"N 121°16'33"W
San Joaquin
Cross Streets
Scotts / Aurora
Parcel #
State Highways
SR4, I-5, SR99
Union Pacific, BNSF
Mormon Slough, San Joaquin River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation (railroad grade separation)
Local Action
Other Action
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Social Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California San Joaquin River Conservancy California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Transportation, District 10


Environmental Document
SJRRC_SD_NOP 8-19-2020   PDF 191 K Stockton Diamond Grade Seperation_Distribution List   PDF 159 K
NOC - SJRRC Stockton Diamond NOP 8-19-20   PDF 253 K
State Comments
2020080321_Caltrans Comment   PDF 258 K 2020080321_NAHC Comment   PDF 317 K

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