Solomon Canyon Rumble Strip/Shoulder Widening

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Summary

SCH Number
2021020247
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Document Title
Solomon Canyon Rumble Strip/Shoulder Widening
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
State Right of Way and Agricultural Zone
Document Description
The project would make improvements to SR 1 in Santa Barbara County, east of Santa Maria and north of the town of Orcutt. Within the project limits, SR 1 is a two-lane undivided highway with 12-foot lanes and 0.5- to 1-foot non-standard shoulders. The purpose of the project is to reduce the number and severity of roadway departure crashes within this segment of the highway. The project would widen shoulders to 8 feet between Solomon Canyon Road and Black Road and widen shoulders to 5 feet between Black Road and SR 166. It would also replace guardrail at spot locations that Traffic Safety deems necessary as a preventative measure in areas with steep side slopes or fixed objects. A historic concrete box culvert at post mile 42.7 would be extended as part of the shoulder widening work. The project would also raise the profile of the highway, gradually up to 5 feet, at two locations (post miles 40.5 and 41.4) that are susceptible to flooding. Other work includes extending and/or replacing approximately 30 culverts to meet new slopes, constructing or modifying existing V-ditches, relocating utility poles and other fixed objects from the clear recovery zone, and installing centerline and edge-line rumble strips.

Contact Information

Name
Jason Wilkinson
Agency Name
Senior Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Guadalupe, Santa Maria
Counties
Santa Barbara
Regions
Countywide
Cross Streets
State Route 1 and Solomon Canyon Road to State Route 1 and State Route 166
Zip
93455
State Highways
State Route 1
Railways
Santa Maria Valley Railroad
Schools
Arellanes Elementary and Jr. High, Mary Buren Elementary, Kermit
Waterways
Orcutt Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State 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 Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), California Transportation Commission (CATC), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Transportation:Highway/Freeway (Rumble strip and shoulder widening)
Local Actions
Highway Improvements
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Biological Resources, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Land Use/Planning, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

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