Interstate-15 Part-time Shoulder Use Pilot Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT)
Document Title
Interstate-15 Part-time Shoulder Use Pilot Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes to open the shoulder for part-time use as an additional lane on I-15 southbound (SB) to reduce traffic queues and improve operational conditions within PM 180.2 to 186.2. The project is part of the Pilot Project, and the shoulders would be open to traffic on Sundays, Mondays, and Holidays (with exact hours to be determined), and major events or major incidents. The proposed work limits will be from the CDFA Mountain Pass Border Station and extend beyond the CA/NV state line to Primm, NV. All work would be performed within State Right of Way. No additional night or temporary construction easements are required. No funding is required to open the shoulder.

Contact Information

Malisa Lieng
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Job Title
Senior Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


CA/NV Stateline; Unincorporated
San Bernardino
Citywide, Countywide, Southern California, Statewide, Unincorporated
Other Location Info
Interstate 15 (Southbound)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
The project is a minor alteration of an existing public facility that involves negligible expansion of use.


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