Draft EIR Released for U.S. 101 Managed Lanes Project
Caltrans, in partnership with the San Mateo County Transportation Authority, and the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County (C/CAG), released a Draft Environmental Impact Report today on the US 101 Managed Lanes Project.
The report examines the potential environmental impacts of the proposal to provide continuous managed lanes in the northbound and southbound directions of US 101 in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. The project would convert the existing single HOV lane in each direction to a single express lane from San Antonio Road in Palo Alto to Whipple Avenue in Redwood City. A new managed lane would be created north of Whipple to I-380.
Some of the goals associated with continuous managed lanes include, reducing congestion and improving travel time reliability along the corridor, encouraging commuters to carpool and using transit to increase person throughput. Two public meetings will be held on the report.
Wednesday, December 6, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Redwood City’s City Hall, 1071 Middlefield Road, Redwood City; and
Monday, December 11, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
San Mateo City Hall, 330 West 20th Street, San Mateo
In addition, residents can send comments via email to sm101DEIR_EA_comments@dot.ca.gov or via mail to:
Department of Transportation, District 3 Attn: Yolanda Rivas,
PO Box 23660 MS 8B, Oakland, CA 94623
Public comments will be accepted until January 19, 2018.
The draft environmental document and more information on the project can be found at the project website: