California Department of Transportation
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HIGHWAY 70 PASSING LANES

Description
This project will extend the north and southbound passing lanes on Highway 70 in the vicinity of East Gridley Road. The project will also add additional left turn lanes from East Gridley Road to northbound Highway 70 and Stimpson Road to southbound Highway 70.

Project Benefits
This project will improve traffic operations on a portion of Highway 70. The completed improvements will reduce traffic delays and congestion and improve safety at the intersection of Highway 70 and East Gridley Road.

Funding Breakdown
Local - $2.4 million
State - $13.9 million ($2.2 mil Proposition 1B)
Federal -
Estimated Total Project Cost - $16.3M

Project Schedule
Environmental Document Completed -- March 2008
Right of Way Acquisition Completed -- August 2010
Design Completed -- September 2010
Advertise -- November 2010
Begin Construction -- March 2011
Expected Construction -- December 2013 or Spring 2014

Partnership
Caltrans, Butte County Association of Governments (BCAG)

Project Contact
Rodney Murphy, Project Manager, (530) 741-5127 email: rodney.murphy@dot.ca.gov
Gilbert Mohtes-Chan, Public Information Officer (530) 741-4571 email: gilbert.mohtes-chan@dot.ca.gov

 

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HIGHWAY 70 PASSING LANES

Butte 70 Passing Lane Project
Final Initial Study with Negative Declaration
February 2008

Please be aware that this document is in a portable document format (PDF).

The comment period for the Initial Study with Negative Declaration is closed.

For additional delivery methods, please contact:

Laura Walsh
Caltrans Office of Environmental Management
701 B Street
Marysville, CA 95901
530/741-4134 or
e-mail laura.walsh@dot.ca.gov

Full Document (PDF) 3.41 MB

HIGHWAY 70 PASSING LANES

I-5 Elk Grove Blvd to Downtown Sacramento Bus/Carpool Lane Project

WORKSHOPS

Workshop 1
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Belle Cooledge Library, Community Room
5600 South Land Park Drive, Sacramento
Workshop 2
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Joseph Sims Elementary School, Multipurpose Room
3033 Buckmaster Drive, Elk Grove
Public Notice for above Workshops ( 422Kb)

NOTICE OF PRIOR PUBLIC MEETINGS

Public Notice ( 258Kb)


CONTACT NUMBERS


Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter, and Yuba Counties - (530) 741-4571


Yolo, and Sacramento Counties - (530) 741-5474


Nevada, Placer, and Sierra Counties - (530) 634-7640


El Dorado County or the Tahoe Basin - (530) 741-4566