SCr Inside Shoulder Widening


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Document Title
SCr Inside Shoulder Widening
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Caltrans proposes to widen the northbound inside shoulders of State Route 1 to 5’ in width from post mile R5.0 to 8.2, widen the southbound inside shoulder of State Route 1 to 5’ in width from post mile R5.47 to R5.77, add additional paving to the median cut-through approaches at post mile R5.07, and adjust the drainage inlet to grade at post mile R5.07 along the southbound drainage ditch. Additionally, shoulder/edge-line rumble strips will be replaced along the newly widened shoulder. The purpose of these safety improvements is to reduce the number and severity of Run-Off-the-Road (ROR) collisions.

Contact Information

Adam Joseph DiGiovine
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation, District 5
Job Title
Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Capitola, Freedom, CA, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Watsonville
Santa Cruz
Northern California
Cross Streets
Buena Vista Drive, Freedom Blvd
State Highways
State Route 1
Watsonville Muni Airport
Duncan Holbert School, Aptos Junior High, Valencia Elementary
Valencia Creek, Harkins Slough
Other Location Info
Rio Del Mar Elementary within 2 miles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301, Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not result in a significant effect on the environment. The project will construct safety improvements within the roadway prism and will not expand use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agencies determination.
County Clerk
Santa Cruz


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