Mount Vernon Grade Separation Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020090534
Lead Agency
Colton, City of (City of Colton)
Document Title
Mount Vernon Grade Separation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/29/2020
Project Applicant
City of Colton
Present Land Use
Grade Separation (roadway)

Document Description
The City of Colton, in coordination with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), is proposing a full bridge replacement to widen the existing two-lane Mount Vernon Avenue bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) to a four-lane bridge. The proposed project is needed to ensure safety of the bridge facility, which has been determined to be structurally deficient, and ensure roadway consistency with the City’s General Plan.

Contact Information
Victor Ortiz
City of Colton
650 North La Cadena Drive
Coton, CA 92324

Phone : (909) 370-5065
vortiz@coltonca.gov

Location

Coordinates
34°3'46.67"N 117°18'35.91"W
Cities
Colton
Counties
San Bernardino
Regions
Southern California
Cross Streets
M Street (south end) and Interstate 10 (north end)
Zip
92324

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
21080.13
Reasons for Exemption
The CEQA Statute (California Public Resources Code, Division 13, Environmental Quality) states under subsection 21080.13 that railroad grade separation projects which eliminate an existing grade crossing or which reconstruct an existing grade separation qualify for a statutory exemption. The proposed project would reconstruct the existing Mount Vernon Avenue/UPRR grade separation and would thus qualify for a statutory exemption.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
Mount Vernon Grade Separation_NOE_signed (002)_OCR for upload   PDF 411 K

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