Chuckwalla Valley Road Bridge Replacement Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Chuckwalla Valley Road Bridge Replacement Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
The County of Riverside Transportation Department (County) proposes to replace four (4) structurally deficient bridges along Chuckwalla Valley Road near Desert Center in Riverside County, California (Project). The bridges are being replaced so that the roadway can meet current vehicle load and safety standards. Construction is anticipated to take approximately 18 months. A Traffic Management Plan would be prepared to address closure of the road and access to local utilities and properties.

Contact Information

Frances Segovia
Agency Name
County of Riverside Transportation Department
Job Title
Senior Transportation Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Desert Center
Countywide, Southern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
I-10/Corn Springs Road and I-10/Ford Lake Road
State Highways
Interstate 10
Union Pacific Railroad
Aztec Ditch, Tarantula Ditch, Sutro Ditch, and Acari Ditch

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California Transportation Commission (CATC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Development Types
Transportation (Bridge Replacement)
Local Actions
Bridge Replacement
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Archeological/Historical
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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