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Death Valley Junction Thin Blanket

A Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for "Death Valley Junction Thin Blanket".Changes proposed for State Route 127/190.

What is Being Planned

  • The California Department of Tranportation is proposing to replace existing pavement with a 0.10' thin lift of asphalt and place shoulder backing up to three feet from the edge of the pavement at the junction of State Route (SR) 127/190 in Inyo County.
  • Caltrans has studied the effects this project may have on the environment. Our studies show it will not significantly affect the quality of the environment. The report that explains why is called an "Initial Study." this notice is to tell you of the preparation of the Initial Study with Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration and its availablity for you to read.
  • Maps for the Initial Study with Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration and other project information are available for review and copying at the Caltrans District Office, 500 South Main Street, bishop, CA 93514, on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. These items are also available at: Shoshone Post Office - 113 N. State Highway 127, Shoshone, CA 92384; and Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center - US 395 and SR 136, Lone Pine, CA 93545.
  • Do you have any comments about processing the project with a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study? Do you disagree with the findings of our study as set forth in the Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration? Please submit your comments in writing no later than March 10, 2017, to Caltrans 500 South Main street, Bishop, CA 93514.
  • If you have any questions about the project contact Caltrans District 9 Public Affairs Officer Florene Trainor at 760-872-0603.


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Phone: (760) 872-0601
FAX: (760) 872-0678

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California Department of Transportation
District 9
500 S. Main Street
Bishop, CA 93514

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