Martinez Terminal Rail Restoration Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Martinez
Document Title
Martinez Terminal Rail Restoration Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
The Martinez Terminal Rail Restoration Project (proposed project) would reestablish a former rail line on the south side of the existing Martinez Terminal in the City of Martinez, connecting to the existing Union Pacific Railroad railroad tracks south of Waterfront Road. The rail spur would be located within the existing Martinez Terminal property and within Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way. The project would include construction of approximately 3,500 linear feet of new track, with a lead track of approximately 2,050 feet, and three operating industry tracks of approximately 475 feet each. These tracks would hold train cars for the transport of a range of petroleum-based and renewable products, feed stocks, and blend stocks commodities.

Contact Information

Matthew Feske
Agency Name
City of Martinez Public Works Department
Job Title
Senior Technical Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Waterfront Road and Waterbird Way
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Union Pacific Railroad
George Gordon Education Center, Martinez Junior High School, Ma
Carquinez Strait, Suisun Bay, Pacheco Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Transportation:Other (Reestablishment of a rail spur)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural 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, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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