Skip to content

Merced to Fresno Draft EIR/EIS

Documents for download

The Draft EIR/EIS presents the Project’s purpose and need, identifies all reasonable alternatives including track alignments, stations, and heavy maintenance facilities as well as the no action alternative, describes the affected environment, analyzes the potential environmental impacts of all the reasonable alternatives and the no action alternative, and identifies appropriate mitigation measures to minimize the potential environmental impacts [Merced to Fresno FRA Federal Register Notice] [FRNotice Merced to Fresno Comment Extension].

Volume I: Report

 

 

Signature Page

784 kb

Summary

3.2 MB

1.0 Project Purpose, Need, and Objectives

784 kb

2.0 Alternatives

26.1 MB

3.0 Affected Environment, Environmental Consequences, and Mitigation Measures

3.1 Introduction

260 kb

3.2 Transportation

8.6 MB

3.3 Air Quality and Global Climate Change

1.7 MB

3.4 Noise and Vibration

2.8 MB

3.5 Electromagnetic Fields and Electromagnetic Interference

593 kb

3.6 Public Utilities and Energy

1.5 MB

3.7 Biological Resources and Wetlands

1.8 MB

3.8 Hydrology and Water Resources

1.4 MB

3.9 Geology, Soils, and Seismicity

1.2 MB

3.10 Hazardous Materials and Wastes

860 kb

3.11 Safety and Security

2.6 MB

3.12 Socioeconomics, Communities, and Environmental Justice

2.9 MB

3.13 Station Planning, Land Use, and Development

1.0 MB

3.14 Agricultural Lands

1.8 MB

3.15 Parks, Recreation, and Open Space

15.5 MB

3.16 Aesthetics and Visual Resources

5.2 MB

3.17 Cultural and Paleontological Resources

10.1 MB

3.18 Regional Growth

265 kb

3.19 Cumulative Impacts

196 kb

4.0 Draft Section 4(f)/6(f) Evaluation

16.6 MB

5.0 Project Costs and Operations

562 kb

6.0 CEQA/NEPA Decision Process and Other Considerations

59 kb

7.0 Public and Agency Involvement

410 kb

8.0 EIR/EIS Distribution

197 kb

9.0 List of Preparers

69 kb

10.0 References/Sources Used in Document Preparation

327 kb

11.0 Glossary of Terms

118 kb

12.0 Index

61 kb

13.0 Acronyms and Abbreviations

212 kb

 

Volume II: Technical Appendices

 

 

2-A Proposed Roadway Activities Along HST Alternatives

2.4 MB

3.1-A Project Footprint

66.6 MB

3.4-A Proposed California High-Speed Train Project Noise and Vibration Mitigation Guidelines

75.6 MB

3.6-A Energy Usage Comparison

150 kb

3.7-A Special-Status Plant and Wildlife Species and Mapped Biological Communities

105 kb

3.7-B Special Status Plant and Wildlife Species Potentially Affected by the Alternatives

240 kb

3.11-A Safety and Security Data

70 kb

3.11-B Existing Railroad Crossings

327 kb

3.12-A Relocation Assistance Documents

1.5 MB

3.13-A Land Use Plans, Goals, and Policies

120 kb

3.17-A Programmatic Agreement

442 kb

3.18-A Planning Area Boundaries

741 kb

3.19-A Planned and Potential Projects and Plans

1.6 MB

3.19-B Planned and Potential Transportation Projects

6.3 MB

5-A Operations and Service Plan

1.1 MB

5-B Operating Cost Memorandum

251 kb

 

Volume III: Alignments and Other Plans

 

 

Section A: Alignment Plans - UPRR/SR 99 Alternative with Ave 24 Wye

53.1 MB

Section B: Alignment Plans - UPRR/SR 99 Alternative with Ave 21 Wye

56.5 MB

Section C: Alignment Plans - BNSF Alternative with Ave 24 Wye

39.1 MB

Section D: Alignment Plans - BNSF Alternative with Ave 21 Wye

52.2 MB

Section E: Alignment Plans - Hybrid Alternative with Ave 24 Wye

31.1 MB

Section F: Alignment Plans - Hybrid Alternative with Ave 21 Wye

40.5 MB

Section G: Roadway and Grade Separation Plans - UPRR/SR 99 Alternative with Ave 24 Wye

145 MB

Section H: Roadway and Grade Separation Plans - UPRR/SR 99 Alternative with Ave 21 Wye

104 MB

Section I: Roadway and Grade Separation Plans - BNSF Alternative with Ave 24 Wye

125 MB

Section J: Roadway and Grade Separation Plans - BNSF Alternative with Ave 21 Wye

115 MB

Section K: Roadway and Grade Separation Plans - Hybrid Alternative with Ave 24 Wye

113 MB

Section L: Roadway and Grade Separation Plans - Hybrid Alternative with Ave 21 Wye

93.8 MB

Section M: Station Plans

6.7 MB

  • Contact us
  • Federal Railroad Administration
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC 20590
  • Regional Offices