Highway 1 Auxiliary Lanes and Bus-on-Shoulder Improvements—Freedom Boulevard to State Park Drive—and Coastal Rail Trail Segment 12 Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020090347
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Document Title
Highway 1 Auxiliary Lanes and Bus-on-Shoulder Improvements—Freedom Boulevard to State Park Drive—and Coastal Rail Trail Segment 12 Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Present Land Use
Transportation
Document Description
The proposed project includes widening of Highway 1, from the Freedom Boulevard interchange to the State Park Drive interchange, to provide auxiliary lanes that would connect the interchange entrance and exit ramps, thereby extending the weaving and merging distance between the ramps. The project also includes bus-on-shoulder features that would support future bus operations on the shoulders of Highway 1 during peak congestion periods. Additionally, the project includes construction of a bicycle and pedestrian trail along the Santa Cruz Branch Line railroad right of way, from State Park Drive to Rio Del Mar Boulevard.

Contact Information

Name
Lara Bertaina
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Santa Cruz
Regions
Northern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Freedom Boulevard, Rio Del Mar Boulevard, State Park Drive
Zip
95003, ...
Total Acres
63.88
Parcel #
State Route 1, 039-232-04, 039-232-05, 041-052-13, 041-561-03, 042-011-02, ...
State Highways
State Route 1
Railways
Santa Cruz Branch Line
Airports
None
Schools
Rio del Mar Elementary, Aptos High, Valencia Elementary, ...
Waterways
Aptos Creek, Borregas Creek, Bush Gulch, East Branch Valencia Creek, Mangles Gulch, ...
Township
11
Range
1
Section
13,...
Base
South
Other Location Info
Additional zip codes: 95010, 95073, 95076 Additional Parcel Nos.: 042-011-07, 044-272-39, 044-282-61 Additional schools: Aptos Junior High, New Brighton Middle, Mar Vista Elementary, Delta Charter, Cabrillo College Additional waterways: Porter Gulch, Tannery Gulch, Trout Creek Gulch, Valencia Creek, Noble Gulch Additional sections: 16, 17, 18

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Transportation:Highway/Freeway (Widen highway to add auxiliary lanes & bus-on-shoulder features), Transportation:Rail (Reconstruct railroad bridges, modifications for new trail), Transportation:Other (Coastal Rail Trail Segment 12 - a new trail in rail right of way)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Other
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol (CHP)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol (CHP)

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