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File #: 15-0611    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/1/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/2/2015 Final action: 6/2/2015
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Bassi Road at Granite Creek - Bridge Replacement (25C0071) Project, CIP No. 77128: 1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration; and 2) Approve the Project as described in the California Environmental Quality Act document. FUNDING: Federal Highway Administration Local Assistance Highway Bridge Program, authorized under the 100 percent Funded Program. (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 06-02-15, 2. B - Bassi IS-MND and MMRP 06-02-15, 3. C - Vicinity Map 06-02-15
Related files: 19-0276, 19-0017
Title
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Bassi Road at Granite Creek - Bridge Replacement (25C0071) Project, CIP No. 77128:
1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Mitigated Negative Declaration; and
2) Approve the Project as described in the California Environmental Quality Act document.

FUNDING: Federal Highway Administration Local Assistance Highway Bridge Program, authorized under the 100 percent Funded Program. (Federal Funds)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation), recommends the Board adopt the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) and approve the Bassi Road at Granite Creek - Bridge Replacement (25C0071) Project (Project) as described in the CEQA MND.

The recommended Board actions are based on the following findings:
A) The CEQA document, on file with the Clerk of the Board and on the Community Development Agency, Transportation Division website, http://www.edcgov.us/DOT/index.html, was prepared pursuant to Public Resources Code §21000 et seq., and the State CEQA Guidelines.
B) There is no substantial evidence that the Project, as mitigated, will have a significant effect on the environment.
C) The MND for the Project reflects the lead agency’s independent judgment and analysis.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Transportation is proposing to replace the existing single lane, 66 year old bridge structure to improve roadway safety and comply with American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials guidelines and El Dorado County standards. The Project is 100 percent funded under the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Highway Bridge Program (HBP).

The Project is located on Bassi Road approximately 0.16 mile west of Lotus Road in the community of Lotus, unincorporated El Dorado County. The Bassi Road Bridge spans Granite Creek. The Project occu...

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