Caltrans is the lead agency for environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). As shown in the flow chart below, the environmental review process involves the following steps:
The proposed project is expected to result in temporary and permanent environmental effects. Based on preliminary information, potential environmental effects of the proposed project are outlined in the table shown below. You can click on this table to download longer version of the table that provides more detail.