Oakland Harbor Turning Basins Widening Study - Chief's Report


SCH Number
Lead Agency
United States Army, Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Document Title
Oakland Harbor Turning Basins Widening Study - Chief's Report
Document Type
OTH - Other Document
Present Land Use
Industrial and Submerged Lands
Document Description
A transmission to Congress of the Chief's report on deep draft navigation recommendations for the Oakland Harbor, Oakland, California. The Oakland Harbor Navigation Improvement (-50-foot) Project was authorized for construction in Section 101(a)(7) of WRDA 1999 (Pub. L. No. 106-53). Construction of the project channels was completed in 2009. The completed channels are maintained at -50 feet mean lower low water (MLLW). Preconstruction engineering and design activities will continue under current authorities. For your convenience, also refer to the project information at: https://ceqanet.opr.ca.gov/2022050647 .

Contact Information

Elle Covington
Agency Name
Job Title
Section Chief, Environmental Navigations and Operations
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Alameda, Oakland
Northern California
Cross Streets
Maritime Street (Outer Harbor TB); Adeline Street (Inner Harbor TB)
Total Acres
State Highways
SR 880; SR 80; SR 980
Lafayette Elementary, M.L.K. Jr. Elementary, McClymonds High
San Francisco Bay, Inner Harbor Channel

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), 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, District 4, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Other (Widening Two Turning Basins for Cargo Ships - 130 acres total), Transportation:Other (Maritime)
Local Actions
state and agency review
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Energy, Fiscal Impacts, 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, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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