Bay Bridge Forward Interstate 580 Westbound High Occupancy Vehicle Lane Extension Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Document Title
Bay Bridge Forward Interstate 580 Westbound High Occupancy Vehicle Lane Extension Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Bay Bridge Forward I-580 Westbound High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Extension Project would increase person throughput and travel time for carpool and transit users on westbound I-580 approaching the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge (SFOBB) by re-striping an existing general purpose (GP) lane to an HOV lane.

Contact Information

Pamela Kwan
Agency Name
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Job Title
Assistant Director, Capital Program Delivery
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


San Francisco Bay Area
State Highways
Interstate 580
Other Location Info
I-580 Post Mile 43.2 to I-580 Post Mile 46.9

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Class 2, and Class 4; California Code of Regulations, title14, section 15301, 15302, 15304, and 15300.2
Reasons for Exemption
The Project would include conversion of an existing GP lane to an HOV lane. Project work would occur within the existing interstate lane and freeway right-of-way. The Project would not create additional automobile lanes and involves no expansion of existing use. The Project would not add any additional lanes or pavement. The Project does not propose the removal of any healthy, mature, scenic trees. The Project would not have a significant effect on the environment.
County Clerk


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