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File #: 17-0322    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/13/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/18/2017 Final action: 4/18/2017
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board take the following actions related to the Oak Hill Road at Squaw Hollow Creek Bridge Replacement Project (Bridge 25C0096), Capital Improvement Program Project 77134: 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: Highway Bridge Program. (100% - Federal)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 4-18-17, 2. B - Oak Hill Initial Study/MND 4-18-17, 3. C - Response to Comments (Exh A) 4-18-17
Related files: 19-0210
Title
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board take the following actions related to the Oak Hill Road at Squaw Hollow Creek Bridge Replacement Project (Bridge 25C0096), Capital Improvement Program Project 77134:
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: Highway Bridge Program. (100% - Federal)
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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 Oak Hill Road at Squaw Hollow Creek Bridge Replacement Project (Bridge 25C0096) (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 Transportation’s website, http://www.edcgov.us/DOT/CEQA.aspx, was prepared pursuant to Public Resources Code §21000 et seq., and 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 Transportation’s independent judgment and analysis, as lead agency for the County.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Transportation proposes to replace the existing bridge over Squaw Hollow Creek on Oak Hill Road, located six-tenths (0.6) of a mile south of Pleasant Valley Road. Oak Hill Road is a local rural road with a two-way travel lane that has an average daily traffic count of about 2,000 trips near the Project area. The existing bridge over Squaw Hollow Creek was constructed in 1945 and is considered functionally obsolete per the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Standards with a sufficiency rating of 52.7 out of 100.

Purpose: The purpose of the Project is to improve traffic safety conditions...

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