San Pablo Dam Road and Bailey Road Signal Hardware Upgrades


SCH Number
Public Agency
Contra Costa County
Document Title
San Pablo Dam Road and Bailey Road Signal Hardware Upgrades
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Contra Costa County (County) Public Works Dept. proposes to upgrade signal hardware and signage at eleven priority locations described above to improve public safety by: • Providing better advance visibility of intersection signals for drivers • Reducing red light violation frequency • Enhancing the pedestrian countdown signal • Discouraging jaywalking The proposed improvements include: • Replacing signal back plates, signal heads, mounts, street name signs, and controllers • Installing video detection cameras • Installing pedestrian countdown signal heads on existing poles No right of way acquisitions or temporary construction easements, utility relocations, ground disturbance, or vegetation removal are anticipated. Temporary traffic controls are anticipated and emergency vehicles will have full access. Appropriate best management practices for water pollution control (i.e. drainage inlet protection) will be implemented during construction. Installation of upgrades is anticipated to occur in spring/summer 2023 and will take approximately 40 working days.

Contact Information

Shravan Sundaram
Agency Name
Contra Costa County Public Works Department
Job Title
Environmental Analyst I
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Unincorporated El Sobrante & Bay Point
Contra Costa
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
See Other Location Info for List of Cross Streets
State Highways
I-80 and SR-4
Other Location Info
The project is located at nine intersections along San Pablo Dam Road in El Sobrante and two intersections along Bailey Road in Bay Point. The San Pablo Dam Road intersections are with El Portal Drive, Hillcrest Road, the Pitt Way mid-block crossing, Appian Way/La Colina Road, Milton Drive, Clark Road, May Road, Valley View Road, and Castro Ranch Road. The Bailey Road intersections are with Willow Pass Road and Canal Road/Delta De Anza Trail.
Other Information
Reference Notice of Exemption Attachment for maps

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301(c)
Reasons for Exemption
The activity consists of upgrading existing traffic signal hardware and signage to improve public safety with no expansion of use, pursuant to Article 19, Section 15301 (c) of the CEQA Guidelines.
County Clerk
Contra Costa


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