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File #: 21-1408    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/19/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/7/2021 Final action: 12/7/2021
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the following as related to the U.S. 50 / Camino Area Safety Project, Capital Improvement Program number 71319/36104015: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Relinquishment (State Highway) Agreement 03-0700 between the California Department of Transportation and County of El Dorado, in order to relinquish to County a portion of a State Highway Right-of-Way within County’s jurisdiction; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 177-2021 to authorize the Chair to execute and confirm the Relinquishment (State Highway) Agreement 03-0700. FUNDING: Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds-Rural-EDCTC (47%), Traffic Impact Fee - Hwy 50 (37%), State Transportation Impact Mitigation Fee (10%), Tribe Funds (5%), and Road Fund (1%). (State and Local Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Route Sheet, 2. B - Relinquishment Agmt 03-0700, 3. C - Approved Resolution Route Sheet, 4. D - Resolution Relinquishment Agmt, 5. Executed Relinquishment Agreement 03-0700, 6. Executed Resolution 177-2021
Related files: 19-0996, 20-1408, 15-0217, 19-0152, 23-0507
Title
Department of Transportation recommending the following as related to the U.S. 50 / Camino Area Safety Project, Capital Improvement Program number 71319/36104015:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Relinquishment (State Highway) Agreement 03-0700 between the California Department of Transportation and County of El Dorado, in order to relinquish to County a portion of a State Highway Right-of-Way within County’s jurisdiction; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 177-2021 to authorize the Chair to execute and confirm the Relinquishment (State Highway) Agreement 03-0700.

FUNDING: Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds-Rural-EDCTC (47%), Traffic Impact Fee - Hwy 50 (37%), State Transportation Impact Mitigation Fee (10%), Tribe Funds (5%), and Road Fund (1%). (State and Local Funds)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The need for safety improvements to the U.S. Highway 50 Camino Corridor have been identified as a priority by the County and Department of Transportation (Transportation), the El Dorado County Transportation Commission (EDCTC), and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). The U.S. 50 / Camino Area Safety Project (Project) will provide the necessary safety improvements within this corridor. The Project’s Project Study Report (PSR) identifies improvements including two proposed undercrossings of U.S. Highway 50 east of Camino Heights Drive, to improve traffic circulation and safety in the area, particularly during daily peak hour traffic. Also included is a concrete median barrier separating eastbound and westbound traffic. The completed Project is anticipated to result in substantial safety improvements reducing the number and severity of accidents in the area. The PSR included several alternative configurations and design of improvements that were determined during the environmental review and planning phase. The Project alternatives have been modified to avoid impacts to the significant comme...

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