MBGR Replacement in Santa Clara County (EA 04-0K110)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Document Title
MBGR Replacement in Santa Clara County (EA 04-0K110)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This is a Highway Safety Improvement project on US Route 101 meant to reduce the impact of certain types of collisions. Existing Metal Beam Guardrail will be upgraded to new Midwest Guardrail System that meets current safety standards. This upgrade has the potential to benefit all users of US 101 within project limits.

Contact Information

Brian Gassner
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 4
Job Title
Environmental Branch Chief
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Cupertino, Milpitas, Mountain View, San Jose
Santa Clara
Citywide, Countywide, San Francisco Bay Area
State Highways
SR 9, 17, 85, 87, 152, 237
Other Location Info
There are 170 project locations throughout the mentioned state highways and also on US 101, I-280, I-680, and I-880 within Santa Clara County. See the attached project chart and map for additional details.
Other Information
Route (Postmile range) SR 9 (PM 1.54/11.3) SR 17 (PM 9.42/13.93) SR 85 (PM 0.2/R23.86) SR 87 (PM 0.1/9.18) US 101 (PM 0.03/49.61) SR 152 (PM 11.16/30.65) SR 237 (PM 2.45/10.2) I-280 (PM R3.19/7.39) I-680 (PM M0.01/M7.63) I-880 (PM 0.05/0.05)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Caltrans environmental analysis staff determined this project qualified for a Class 1 exemption. There are no significant effects on the environment or special-status species after review of the project plans and description of work by Caltrans environmental specialists.


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