State Route 68 Drainage Improvements

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Document Title
State Route 68 Drainage Improvements
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
open space, low-density residential, institutional, and light commercial uses.
Document Description
The proposed project would repair or replace portions of 25 existing drainage culvert systems that are in need of restoration along State Route 68 in Monterey County between post mile 0.2 and post mile 15.7. Some of the culvert repair locations would require drainage maintenance access easements and temporary construction easements. The project also includes lighting improvements on State Route 68 on the east side of Fairground Road at post mile R4.04, and installation of two new traffic census stations, one at post mile L4.14 at the westerly interchange with Route 1, and one at post mile R4.28 east of Fairground Road.

Contact Information

Matthew C. Fowler
Agency Name
Caltrans District 5
Job Title
Environmental Branch Chief
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove
Cross Streets
Asilomar Avenue, Skyline Forest Drive, Fairground Road, Pasadera Drive
Parcel #
multiple parcels adjacent to project limits
State Highways
State Route 68
Monterey Regional Airport
Pacific Grove High School, Santa Catalina School
the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay
Other Location Info
Project limits include 15.5 miles along State Route 68, between Asilomar Avenue in Pacific Grove and Toro County Park west of Salinas.
Other Information
The western segment of the project limits on the Monterey Peninsula is partially within the coastal zone.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), 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 Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), California Transportation Commission (CATC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Transportation:Other (Highway drainage system refurbishment and lighting repairs)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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