SLO 101 Gore Area Safety Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT)
Document Title
SLO 101 Gore Area Safety Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This proposed project is located on Route 101 through the central corridor of the City of San Luis Obispo, between Broad Street and California Blvd from Post Miles 28.65 to 29.52. The project is being proposed by District 5 Traffic Safety to improve sight distance at 16 Gore areas. The following improvements intend to improve sight distance and reduce rear-end and sideswipe collisions due to merging and diverging movements: Installation of Contrasting Surface Treatment (CST), vegetation control, guide sign Relocations, and Route 101 Shoulder Widening.

Contact Information

Enrique Huerta
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo
Citywide, Countywide, Statewide
Cross Streets
Broad Street and California Boulevard
State Highways
State Route 101
San Luis Obispo County Regional
California Polytechnic State University
Other Location Info
From Post Miles 28.65 to 29.52 on State Route 101

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
The project aims to maintain the existing highway facility, and involves no expansion upon the existing use.
County Clerk
San Luis Obispo


Final Document(s) [Approved_Certified draft environmental documents]

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