Highway 1 Draft Environmental Documents (Tier I & II)

A state-required Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and federal-required Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for projects in the Highway 1 corridor will be released on November 4, 2015. The documents provide a program-level environmental review of the Highway 1 corridor between Santa Cruz and Aptos (Tier I), and a more detailed project level review of the 41st Avenue-Soquel Drive Auxiliary Lanes with Pedestrian/Bicycle Crossing at Chanticleer project (Tier II). The Draft EIR/EA is available electronically on the RTC website and available in hard copy at the following libraries: Aptos, Capitola, Central Library, Live Oak, Watsonville, and Scotts Valley. Copies are also available at the RTC’s Office at 1523 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, 95060. An Open House Public Hearing is scheduled for December 3, 2015 from 6:00-8:30 pm at the multi-purpose room of the Live Oak Elementary School, 1916 Capitola Road. Spanish-English language interpretation services will be available. ESPAÑOL: Un traductor estará disponible el día de la audienciaThe RTC and Caltrans extended the comment period longer than the mandated amount to account for the holidays. All comments will be due by 5:00 pm on January 18, 2016.