Official Notice from CALTRANS for Bridge DEIR Comment Extention and Sunol Meeting

NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF COMMENT PERIOD FOR DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE ALAMEDA CREEK BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT ON STATE ROUTE 84 AND ADDITIONAL PUBLIC OPEN-FORUM HEARING

WHAT IS BEING PLANNED: The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is proposing to replace the Alameda Creek Bridge and realign the eastern and western approaches to the bridge on State Route 84 (SR-84). The Alameda Creek Bridge is in Niles Canyon, between Fremont and Sunol, in Alameda County.

WHAT’S AVAILABLE: You can look at or obtain the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) at the Caltrans District 4 Office, 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612 on weekdays from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. There are also copies of the report online at http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/envdocs.htm or at http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/nilescanyon/ and hard copies of the report at the Niles Library (150 I Street, Fremont, CA 94536), the Fremont Main Library (2400 Stevenson Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94538), and the Pleasanton Library (400 Old Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566).

WHERE YOU COME IN: Caltrans welcomes your comments on the DEIR and has extended the comment period to Friday, April 3, 2015. The most beneficial comments include specific alternatives or mitigation measures that would provide better ways to avoid or mitigate any potential environmental effects of the project, concerns that are not addressed in the DEIR, inaccuracies or missing information, and/or statistical data or facts to support your concern. If you wish to make a comment on the DEIR, you may submit your written comments to Caltrans. Please submit written comments on the DEIR to Caltrans District 4, Attn: Elizabeth White, 111 Grand Avenue MS 8B, Oakland, CA 94612, or via email to nilescanyonprojects@dot.ca.gov. All comments must be received by 5:00 PM on Friday, April 3, 2015. Additionally, a second public open-forum hearing will be held to solicit comments on the DEIR.

WHEN AND WHERE: A second public open-forum hearing will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at the Sunol Glen Elementary School (11601 Main Street, Sunol). A brief presentation on the project will be given at 6:30 PM.

CONTACT: The meeting facility is accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons requesting special accommodations should contact Caltrans District 4 Office of Public Affairs at (510)-286-4444, or use the California Relay Service TTY number, (800)-735-2929 no later than three days before the meeting.

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