Fiber Optic System Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Document Title
Fiber Optic System Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Caltrans proposes to install approximately 50 miles of fiber optic cable, 5 ramp metering systems, 45 highway closed-circuit television cameras, 11 traffic monitoring stations, 22 vehicle detection stations, 1 changeable message sign, and 2 maintenance vehicle pullouts in Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco Counties within Oakland city streets and the Caltrans rights of way for Routes 880, 80, 92, 237, and 101. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve traffic congestion management and monitoring, and communications related to traffic management in Alameda, San Francisco, Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties on Interstate 90 (I-80), I-880, I-980, I-92, US Highway 101 (US 101), and State Route 237 (SR 237). The project is needed to address Caltrans’ limited ability to monitor and share timely information with motorists on frequently congested roads as a means of managing traffic congestion. Existing systems require maintenance, replacement, and upgrades and rely on public telecommunication systems and services which are expensive and unreliable. Improved and new systems are needed to generate transportation management benefits and to improve the overall efficiency of the defined transportation corridors.

Contact Information

Tanvi Gupta
Agency Name
Caltrans District 4
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara
Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara
San Francisco Bay Area
State Highways
I-80, 880, 980, US 101, SR 237

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 14
Reasons for Exemption
The project includes minor alterations to existing facilities and does not create a significant effect on the environment.
County Clerks
Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara


Notice of Exemption

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