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File #: 07-1050    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/8/2007 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/10/2007 Final action: 7/10/2007
Title: Transportation Department recommending the following pertaining to the Cameron Park Drive/La Canada Intersection Improvements Project: (1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Mitigated Negative Declaration; (2) Approve the project as described in the CEQA document; and (3) Chairman be authorized to sign the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve.
Attachments: 1. Attach A Vicinity, 2. Attach B Project layout, 3. Attach C MMRP
Title
Transportation Department recommending the following pertaining to the Cameron Park Drive/La Canada Intersection Improvements Project:
(1) Adopt the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Mitigated Negative Declaration;
(2) Approve the project as described in the CEQA document; and
(3) Chairman be authorized to sign the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve.

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BUDGET SUMMARY:
Total Estimated Cost $0

Funding
Budgeted $0
New Funding $0
Savings $0
Other $0
Total Funding Available $0
Change To Net County Cost $0

Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
This project is 100% funded by West Slope Traffic Impact Mitigation Fees however this action does not result in the County incurring costs. There is no Net County Cost associated with this agenda item.


Background:
Currently Cameron Park Drive is a two-lane road in the project area. Traffic delays occur on La Cañada Drive due to high volumes of traffic on Cameron Park Drive. Eastbound and westbound traffic on La Cañada Drive experience difficulty turning left or right on to Cameron Park Drive. DOT has performed a traffic signal warrants analysis pursuant to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (FHWA, 2003). The intersection currently meets warrants for eight-hour vehicular volume. This roadway segment has been identified in the Proposed 2007 Capital Improvement Program as requiring operational and safety improvements as a result of this existing situation.

Reason for Recommendation:
To improve traffic safety and operations at the intersection of Cameron Park Drive and La Cañada Drive. The reason for these recommendations are based on the following findings:

A. The CEQA document on file with the Clerk of the Board and on DOT website was prepared pursuant to Public Resources Code Sections 21000 et seq., and the CEQA Gui...

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