Jurupa Road Grade Separation Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020- 0049-R6)

Summary

SCH Number
2020110154
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 - Inland Deserts, Ontario (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 )
Document Title
Jurupa Road Grade Separation Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020- 0049-R6)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/9/2020
Project Applicant
Riverside County Transportation Department

Document Description
The Project is limited to a proposed grade separation to eliminate two existing Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) at grade crossings located on Jurupa Road - a 3-track crossing at DOT Crossing #810979D and the UPRR wye (rail) at DOT Crossing #810980X. The proposed Project will widen the existing Bly Channel triple box culvert south of Jurupa Road.

Contact Information
Eric Chan
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
3602 Inland Empire Blvd. Ste. C -220
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (909) 483-6317
Eric.Chan@wildlife.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Jurupa Valley
Counties
Riverside
Other Location Info
The Project is located on 73.21 acres of existing roadway and adjacent property at the intersection of Van Buren Boulevard and Jurupa Road, in the City of Jurupa Valley, County of Riverside, State of California; Latitude 33.9973°, Longitude - 117.4847°.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15282 (g), (PRC) 21080.13
Reasons for Exemption
The Project will eliminate an existing at-grade crossing at the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) grade crossing located on Jurupa Road in the City of Jurupa Valley, thus the project qualifies for a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Statutory Exemption per the California Code of Regulation (CCR) 15282(g), such that the project clearly constitutes the action as described in Public Resource Code (PRC) 21080.13 in which any railroad grade separation project which eliminates an existing grade crossing or which reconstructs an existing grade separation is Statutorily Exempt under CEQA per Section 21080.13 of the Public Resource Code (PRC). “(g) Any railroad grade separation project which eliminates an existing grade crossing or which reconstructs an existing grade separation as set forth in Section 21080.13 of the Public Resources Code.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
1600-2020-0049-R6_NOE_JurupaRoadGradeSeparation   PDF 197 K

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