Improve Safety - Apply High Friction Surface Treatment (04-2Q250)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Document Title
Improve Safety - Apply High Friction Surface Treatment (04-2Q250)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project proposes to install High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) at various freeway segments on westbound (WB) Interstate 80 (1-80), WB 1-580, and SB 1-680 in Alameda County. The project's purpose is to reduce the occurrence and severity of wet pavement-related collisions and improve safety operations at various locations on these interstates. State accident data has identified these project locations as having higher than average concentrations of accidents due to wet weather conditions.

Contact Information

Wahida Rashid
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 4
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Berkeley, Fremont, Livermore, Oakland
Countywide, San Francisco Bay Area
State Highways
Interstates 80, 580, and 680
Other Location Info
This project's locations are the following: Westbound I-80 from postmile 6.44 to 6.7, westbound I-580 from postmile 12.32 to 12.53, westbound I-580 from postmile 46.00 to 46.46, and southbound I-680 from postmile 7.38 to 7.46.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Existing highways and streets, sidewalks, gutters, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and similar facilities (this includes road grading for the purpose of public safety).


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