State Route 74 Lake Elsinore Median Buffer and Widen Shoulders


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT)
Document Title
State Route 74 Lake Elsinore Median Buffer and Widen Shoulders
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Hillside Residential, Low Density Residential, and Open Space
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes to provide two feet wide median buffer and four feet wide outside shoulders including median and shoulder rumble strips on the two-lane conventional highway. State Route 74 (SR-74), also known as Ortega Highway, is located in the County of Riverside, near the city of Lake Elsinore from Monte Vista Street to Grand Avenue (Postmile 5.7 to 11.8).

Contact Information

Shawn Oriaz
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Job Title
Senior Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Lake Elsinore
Orange, Riverside
Citywide, Countywide, Southern California
Cross Streets
Monte Vista St. and Grand Ave.
State Highways
74 ; I-15
Lakeside High School
Lake Elsinore
Other Information
Ortega Highway

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, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (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, California Highway Patrol (CHP)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Highway Patrol (CHP)
Development Types
Transportation:Highway/Freeway (Median Buffer and Widen Shoulders)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Biological Resources, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


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

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