State Route 46 East Comprehensive Corridor Study
The State Route 46 East Comprehensive Corridor Study (SR 46E CCS) identifies regional goals that reflect a balanced approach to transportation planning and decision making. It addresses mobility and safety concerns through the development of a long term vision for the State Route 46 East corridor. The corridor consists of a five-mile section in the urbanized area of the City of Paso Robles, extending east on SR 46 from the US 101/SR 46 interchange to Jardine Road. The study also examines adjacent land uses and local transportation systems and their impacts on the SR 46E corridor. The vision for the corridor was developed through public outreach and by the collaborative efforts of four key partner agencies: Caltrans, SLOCOG, City of Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo County.
The SR 46E CCS identifies existing conditions as well as performance measures for the study area that highlight current and projected deficiencies along the corridor. These identified deficiencies led to the development of a corridor management strategy that examined three main elements: transportation, land use, and funding. From these three strategy elements, corridor recommendations and an implementation plan was established.
Larry Newland, Senior Transportation Planner