Highway 101 Bicycle & Pedestrian Overcrossing
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A Bicycle and Pedestrian Overcrossing Spanning Highway 101
Join Us on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 3:30 p.m.
City staff will present the Highway 101 Bicycle and Pedestrian Overcrossing Project to the Art in Public Places Committee. The presentation will include project background, visual context and rendered designs, discuss potential locations for public art in the project, and receive committee input.
Art in Public Places Committee
Monday, April 4, 2022 at 3:30 p.m.
Or by calling: 669-219-2599, Meeting ID#: 830 5142 3274
View Committee Meeting Agenda
If you are unable to attend the meeting, you may provide your comments or questions by 5:00 pm on Sunday, April 3, by e-mail at [email protected] and by recorded voice message at 707-543-3080.
Watch December 8 Community Meeting
Join us on Wednesday, December 8, at 5:30 p.m. for a virtual community meeting where City staff will report on the design direction received from the Design Review Board and provide the community with an opportunity to learn more about this dynamic project.
On Thursday, November 4, 2021, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Overcrossing's preliminary design was presented to and discussed with the City's Design Review Board (DRB) where the Board approved the cable-stayed bridge design.
Watch the Nov. 4th Design Review Board meeting.
Proposed Cable-Stayed Bridge Design
The development of a bicycle and pedestrian overcrossing project, which would span US Highway 101, south of Steele Lane and north of College Avenue, has been pursued by the City Council since its approval to conduct a feasibility study in 2007. The overcrossing is a high priority in the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan.
The City, along with a partnership with Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA) and Caltrans completed the Project Initial Document (PID). The PID evaluated design variations and developed project evaluation documentation. In addition, the PID documents identified the project scope, schedule, and support costs necessary to complete the needed studies for the Project Approval and Environmental Document (PA&ED) phase.
In June 2017, BKF Engineers was hired to complete the PA&ED phase for the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) clearance, subsequent to the PID phase.
This multi-year project will continue to work with Caltrans to develop and complete the Project Approval and Environmental Document (PA&ED) phase of work. The PA&ED phase will identify the Caltrans approved alignment through preliminary engineering and meet environmental clearance requirements. Once the PA&ED phase is completed, the next phase will enter the Project Plans, Specifications, and Estimation (PS&E).
In March 2021, following a robust analysis of the environmental clearance phase, Caltrans selected and approved the Edwards-Elliott build alternative for the project.
In June 2021, $12M in Active Transportation Program (ATP) federal funding was awarded by Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) for the construction of the project. BKF was hired (again) to provide design and right of way services for the project.
If you have questions or comments about this project please contact:
|Environmental Phase Complete||March 2021|
|Design Start||May 2021|
|Design Completion||May 2023|
|Construction Start||October 2023*|
|Construction Complete||December 2025|
|* Pending available funding|