Alameda Bridge Replacement Project- Caltrans Releases Draft EIR for Public Comment

Below is an excerpt from the just released Draft EIR of a proposed Alameda Creek Bridge Replacement project. The excerpt describes the key reference points, dates for meetings and timeframe for submitting comments on the Draft EIR. The Draft document is too large (331 pages) to upload into our system but is accessible for download via the Caltrans Webpage. Please note the 23 Feb public meeting in Niles and the 20 March deadline for comments to Caltrans.
As comments / points/ concerns are identified they will be posted to this webpage FYI.
Reminders about the public meeting and the deadline for comments will be issued using the Niles Canyon Yahoo e mail group.
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What’s in this document:
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has prepared this Draft
Environmental Impact Report (EIR), which examines the potential environmental
impacts of the alternatives being considered for the proposed project located in Alameda
County, California. Caltrans is the lead agency under the California Environmental
Quality Act (CEQA). The document tells you why the project is being proposed, what
alternatives we have considered for the project, how the existing environment could be
affected by the project, the potential impacts of each of the alternatives, and the proposed
avoidance, minimization, and/or mitigation measures.
What you should do:
•Please read this document.
•This document is available in electronic format at:
January 2015 Alameda Creek Bridge Replacement Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (60MB)
•Additional copies of this document and the related technical studies are available for
review at:
•Caltrans District 4, 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
•Niles Library, 150 I Street, Fremont, CA 94536
•Fremont Main Library, 2400 Stevenson Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94538
•Pleasanton Library, 400 Old Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566
•Attend the public meeting scheduled for:
Monday, February 23, 2015 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Niles Elementary School
37141 2nd Street
Fremont, CA 94536
•We’d like to hear what you think. If you have any comments about the proposed
project, please attend the public meeting and/or send your written comments to
Caltrans by the deadline.
•Send comments via postal mail to:
Oliver Iberien, Environmental Branch Chief, Attention: Elizabeth White
Department of Transportation, Office of Environmental Analysis
111 Grand Avenue, MS 8B
Oakland, CA 94612
•Send comments via email to: nilescanyonprojects@dot.ca.gov.

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