State Route 51 Bridge Deck Replacement Project

11 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)
Document Title
State Route 51 Bridge Deck Replacement Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
The project will rehabilitate the American River Bridge along SR-51 by replacing the existing concrete bridge deck, replacing steel girder post-tensioning systems in spans 1 and 2, install sheet piling to create cofferdams as well as installing steel piles to expand bridge piers and bents, dredging streambed material in the American River for floating barge access, widening the bridge to accommodate a Class 1 bike/pedestrian path and future transportation needs, widening the bridge abutments and roadway approaches, replacing and modifying an existing reinforced concrete box culvert to accommodate the road widening, and modifying an existing sound/retaining wall. Ultimately the project will involve widening the substructure and superstructure by approximately 55 feet along the northbound route of SR-51.

Contact Information

Ian Boyd
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Contact Types
Responsible Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
The project is located along State Route (SR) 51 in Sacramento County on the Lower American River and within the floodplain of the Lower American River. The project extends between post miles (PM) 2.6 and 3.2, approximately 1 mile from the city of Sacramento.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Final Environmental Document Available at
the office location listed above for the Lead Agency. CDFW’s record of execution of the above Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement as Responsible Agency is available at CDFW’s regional office.


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination

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