Antelope Valley Line Capacity and Service Improvements Program

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020109001
Lead Agency
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LSCMTA)
Document Title
Antelope Valley Line Capacity and Service Improvements Program
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Document Description
The Proposed Project would increase Metrolink service along the Antelope Valley Line to 30-minute bi-directional headways between Los Angeles Union Station and Santa Clarita Valley and up to 60 minute bi-directional headways to Lancaster Terminal by the year 2030. To achieve this service improvement, the Proposed Project includes the following three capital improvements: (1) the Balboa double track extension in unincorporated Los Angeles County which would extend the existing double track approximately 6,300 feet north from Balboa Boulevard to Sierra Highway; (2) the Canyon to Santa Clarita double track extension in Santa Clarita which would add approximately 8,400 feet of new double track between Soledad Canyon Road to Golden Oak Road; and (3) the Lancaster terminal improvements which would include expansion of the existing yard in Lancaster with two new 1,000-foot long train storage tracks, and a second station platform at the Lancaster station. In addition two options consisting of a tumback facility at the Canyon to Santa Clarita double track and maintaining the station platform will also be addressed in the Draft EIR.

Contact Information

Name
Brian Balderrama
Agency Name
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Lancaster, Los Angeles, Santa Clarita
Counties
Los Angeles
Regions
Southern California
Total Acres
76 miles
State Highways
14, 118, 134, I-5, I-210
Railways
Antelope Valley Line
Airports
Burbank

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Transportation:Rail (Commuter Rail)
Local Actions
Commuter Rail
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)

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