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Posted on: April 13, 2022

SR 33 Rehabilitation Open House

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When and Where

  • Date: Wednesday, April 27th, 2022
  • Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Coalinga City Hall, 155 West Durian Avenue

What is Being Planned

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes to restore the pavement along State Route 33 from Merced Avenue to the Los Gatos Creek South Channel Bridge, between post miles 14.7 to 16.7 in the City of Coalinga in Fresno County.

Why This Public Notice

Caltrans has studied the effects this project may have on the environment. Our studies show the project will not significantly affect the quality of the environment. The report that explains why is called an Initial Study with Proposed Negative Declaration. This notice is to inform you of the preparation of the Initial Study with Proposed Negative Declaration and of its availability for you to read and comment on. This notice is to inform you that Caltrans will hold an open house public information meeting to provide information on the project and gather comments from the public.

What's Available?

The Initial Study with Proposed Negative Declaration and other project information are available for review and copying at the Caltrans District 6 Office at 1352 West Olive Avenue, Fresno, California 93728, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Initial Study with Proposed Negative Declaration is also available at:

  • Online at https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-6
  • Coalinga-Huron District Library at 305 North 4th Street, Coalinga, California 93210, Monday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • If you prefer that a printed copy or compact disc of the document be sent to your home, please contact Trais Norris, Senior Environmental Planner, at 209-601-3521 or by email at trais.norris@dot.ca.gov

Where Do You Come In?

An Open Forum Public Hearing will be held to provide an opportunity for you to review the project design concepts, project information, and displays, as well as an opportunity for you to provide written comments on the Draft Initial Study with Proposed Negative Declaration. The meeting will be an open house format. Caltrans engineering, traffic operations, landscape architecture, right of way and environmental staff will be available to answer your questions and desk copies of the draft environmental document will be available for review at the meeting. Please come to the meeting, ask questions about the project, and give your comments to the project team. View the informative displays and project maps. A Spanish language interpreter will be on hand to translate, if needed. Comment cards will be available for you to submit written comments. Please submit your comments or requests for a public hearing in writing by U.S. Mail or email no later than May 18th, 2022, to Caltrans, Attention: Trais Norris, Senior Environmental Planner, 2015 East Shields Avenue, Suite 100, Fresno California 93726, or by email to trais.norris@dot.ca.gov. The date Caltrans will begin accepting comments is April 18th, 2022. If there are no major comments or requests for a public hearing, Caltrans will proceed with the project’s design.

Contact

For more information, please contact Trais Norris, Senior Environmental Planner, at 209-601-3521 or by email at trais.norris@dot.ca.gov. For all other state highway matters in the area, please contact the District 6 Public Information Office at 559-488-4067 or by email at d6.public.info@dot.ca.gov.

Special Accommodations

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, individuals who require accommodation (American Sign Language Interpreter, accessible seating, documents in alternative formats, etc.) are requested to contact the Caltrans District 6 Public Information Office at 559-444-2409 or by email at d6.public.info@dot.ca.gov. Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact the California Relay Service line at 1-800-735-2929, Voice Line at 1-800-735-2922, or contact the California Relay Service Teletype Voice Line by dialing 711.

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