West Oakland Link Project

Summary

SCH Number
2022060271
Lead Agency
Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA)
Document Title
West Oakland Link Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
The Project vicinity is composed primarily of transportation facilities and industrial land uses.
Document Description
The West Oakland Link (proposed project or Link) proposes construction of a new bicycle/pedestrian path connection between West Oakland and the bike path leading to the East Span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge (Bay Bridge) in Oakland, California. The Link would provide safe access to the newly constructed bicycle/pedestrian path connecting to and on the Bay Bridge (Bay Bridge Trail), as well as access to existing and planned segments of the regional San Francisco Bay Trail and a connection between West Oakland and the Port via the Class I trail along the east side of Maritime Street. On the west end, the Link would connect to the Bay Bridge Trail near the Caltrans maintenance facility on the south side of the Bay Bridge toll plaza. On the east end, the Link would connect to the existing bicycle/pedestrian path on Mandela Parkway in West Oakland. The Class I portion of the Link would extend 6,030 feet (1.14 miles) between Mandela Parkway on the east and the Bay Bridge Trail on the west. The Link is an elevated structure for most of this distance to provide access across existing freeways, railways and industrial areas. In addition, at the east end, there would be 8,170 feet of Class II bike lanes on surface streets. There may also be a 100-space parking lot on Wood Street. There could be stormwater treatment areas on undeveloped land west of Wood Street and landscaping in the Mandela Parkway median and along the Class I segment of the Link.

Contact Information

Name
Gavin Lohry
Agency Name
Bay Area Toll Authority
Job Title
BATAProject Manager, Transportation Planning and Operations
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Oakland
Counties
Alameda
Regions
Citywide, Countywide, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Mandela Parkway
Zip
94607
State Highways
I-80, I-580, I-880, I-980, SR-24
Railways
Amtrak, UPRR
Schools
Lafayette Elem, W Oakland Middle, Ralph J Bunche High School
Waterways
San Francisco Bay

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (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 Transportation, District 4 (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, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Transportation:Other (Bicycle and pedestrian path)
Local Actions
Bike Path Project
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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