I-15 Congestion Relief Project (1K402)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT)
Document Title
I-15 Congestion Relief Project (1K402)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project would construct one 0.8-mile-long auxiliary lane on northbound I-15 to allow vehicles to more safely merge when entering and/or exiting the freeway, which is expected to result in improved safety on I-15 and for vehicles entering and exiting the freeway.

Contact Information

Antonia Toledo
Agency Name
Caltrans District 8
Job Title
Branch Chief
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Cross Streets
Along northbound I-15 within the City of Temecula.
State Highways
Interstate 15
Other Location Info
Along northbound I-15 between Post Mile (PM) 3.4 on the south and PM 5.0 on the north.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Common Sense Exemption/Section 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
Based on the technical analyses conducted for the proposed project, it has been determined that the project would not have a significant effect on the environment. The technical analyses have also confirmed that the proposed project would not trigger any of the exceptions to using a Categorical Exemption per Section 15300.2 of the CEQA Guidelines.


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