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File #: 16-0636    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/7/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/19/2016 Final action: 7/19/2016
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following related to the Greenstone Road at Slate Creek Bridge (Bridge 25C0087) Replacement Project (CIP 77137): 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% Funded Program." (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 7-19-16, 2. B - Greenstone Draft IS-MND 7-19-16, 3. C - Responses to Comments 7-19-16, 4. D - Vicinity Map 7-19-16
Related files: 16-1221, 18-1867, 19-0240, 19-0507
Title
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following related to the Greenstone Road at Slate Creek Bridge (Bridge 25C0087) Replacement Project (CIP 77137):
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% 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 Greenstone Road at Slate Creek Bridge (Bridge 25C0087) Replacement Project (Project), CIP 77137, 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 Transportation website, http://www.edcgov.us/DOT/CEQA.aspx, 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 Slate Creek Bridge at Greenstone Road. The existing bridge is a functionally obsolete, reinforced concrete slab bridge that is thirty-two (32) feet long and nineteen (19) feet wide. The preliminary design of the new bridge is approximately thirty-four (34) feet long and thirty-four (34) feet wide and meets current standards. The Project also proposes to widen the road geometry approaching the bridge from both southbound and northbound directions. The Project is located on Greenstone Road approximately one (1) mile south of U.S. Highway ...

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