2T240 I-15/SR-78 Managed Lanes Direct Connector Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
Document Title
2T240 I-15/SR-78 Managed Lanes Direct Connector Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use

Document Description
Construct a direct connector (northbound I-15 to westbound SR 78 and eastbound 78 to southbound I-15) from I-15 Express Lanes and extending approximately three miles of managed lanes onto SR 78 to San Marcos Boulevard. The project will also widen and realign Barham Drive from La Moree Drive to Woodland Parkway; remove and replace the Barham Drive eastbound on-ramp; widen the Woodland Parkway undercrossing; construct a westbound auxiliary lane from on SR 78 from Nordahl Drive to Woodland Parkway/Barham Drive; realign and interchange improvements on Rancheros Drive; and construct a bicycle facility on Barham Drive and Woodland Parkway.

Contact Information
Ellen Renker
Department of Transportation - District 11
Lead/Public Agency
4050 Taylor Street, MS 242
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone : (619) 930-6763

Department of Transportation District 11
Project Applicant


Escondido San Marcos
San Diego
Southern California
Cross Streets
Woodland and Barham
State Highways
State Route 78
Sprinter light rail

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Transportation Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)


Environmental Document
2T240 NOP OPR Final   PDF 2544 K
2T240 NOC Signed 20201016   PDF 245 K
State Comments
2020100326_NAHC Comment   PDF 300 K

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