Public Comment Period Opens for State Route 1/Calera Parkway Environmental Report

The public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment for State Route 1/Calera Parkway Widening Project in Pacifica opens today.

The purpose of the proposed project is to reduce congestion on the segment of State Route 1 that extends approximately 2,300 feet north of Reina Del Mar Avenue to approximately 1,500 feet south of Fassler and Rockaway Beach avenues.

All documents for the project can be reviewed HERE . The documents also are available at the Sanchez Library, the Sharp Park Library, the Pacifica City Hall and the Pacifica Community Center, as well as at other locations.

Caltrans, which is responsible for any changes to state highways, will hold a public meeting for people to review the environmental analysis and provide comments at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 22 at the Pacifica Community Center, 540 Crespi Drive.

Verbal or written comments on the Draft EIR/EA can be submitted at the public meeting or at any time during the review period, which ends Oct. 7, 2011 at 5 p.m. Comments can be submitted via U.S. mail, fax, or e-mail to:

Yolanda Rivas, Branch Chief
Division of Environmental Planning & Engineering
California Department of Transportation District 4
Attn: Thomas Rosevear
111 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94623
Fax: 510-286-5600

The California Department of Transportation is the lead agency on the proposed project; the San Mateo County Transportation Authority and the City of Pacifica are co-sponsors.

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