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File #: 16-0629    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/3/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/16/2016 Final action: 8/16/2016
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Adopt the Draft Feasibility Study for Public Access to the South Fork of the American River at Mosquito Road Bridge; and 2) Direct Transportation staff to continue maintenance on the remaining segments of Mosquito Road in the event the Upper Level Alternative is approved for the proposed Mosquito Road Bridge at South Fork American River Project, CIP 77126 (est. time: 1 hour). FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program Funds (100%). (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - App CRS 8-16-16, 2. B - Draft Feasibility Study 8-16-16, 3. C - Presentation 8-16-16, 4. Public Comment Rcvd 8-15-16 BOS 8-16-16, 5. Public Comment Rcvd 8-12-16 BOS 8-16-16, 6. Public Comment Rcvd 8-9-16 BOS 8-16-16
Related files: 15-0553, 13-0549, 22-0364, 17-0725, 20-0914, 21-1377, 21-1180, 21-1790, 19-1702
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Adopt the Draft Feasibility Study for Public Access to the South Fork of the American River at Mosquito Road Bridge; and
2) Direct Transportation staff to continue maintenance on the remaining segments of Mosquito Road in the event the Upper Level Alternative is approved for the proposed Mosquito Road Bridge at South Fork American River Project, CIP 77126 (est. time: 1 hour).

FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program Funds (100%). (Federal Funds)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation), recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Adopt the Draft Feasibility Study for Public Access to the South Fork of the American River at Mosquito Road Bridge (Feasibility Study); and
2) Direct Transportation staff to continue maintenance on the remaining segments of Mosquito Road in the event the Upper Level Alternative is approved for the proposed Mosquito Road Bridge at South Fork American River Project, Capital Improvement Program (CIP) 77126 (Project).

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Transportation staff is requesting direction from the Board on these two issues in order to proceed with the design and environmental review of the Project.

Summary of the Project: Transportation received federal funds to replace the existing Mosquito Road Bridge located in a steep canyon of the South Fork of the American River (SFAR), 6 miles north of U.S. Highway 50, and 2.3 miles south of the communities of Mosquito and Swansboro (see Exhibits A and B of the Feasibility Study). The purpose of the Project is to replace the existing bridge with a functional bridge that meets current design and safety standards. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Federal Highway Association Highway Bridge Program (HBP) have rated the Mosquito Road Bridge structurally deficient and functionally obsolete with a sufficiency ...

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