Storke Road Widening

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Description

The project will widen this stretch of Storke Road between Phelps Road to the city limits, increasing the number of lanes from two lanes to four lanes. The project will also include a Class II bike lane and may include a Class I bike lane along the east side.

Purpose and Need

The widening of Storke Road is necessary to accommodate the additional traffic that will be generated by new UCSB student housing projects proposed south of Whittier Drive.

Funding Sources

Funding for this project is through the Goleta Transportation Improvement Program (GTIP).

Current Phase

The Public Works Department of the City of Goleta released a Notice of Preparation (NOP) for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the South Storke Road Widening Project (Project) on April 12, 2017.

Upcoming Hearing:

The Environmental Hearing Officer will take comments on the scope of the Draft EIR on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:30 pm. The hearing will be held in the Goleta City Council Chambers located at 130 Cremona Drive, Suite B, Goleta CA 93117.

Staff Contact:

Comments on the scope of the EIR and questions regarding the project and/or review process can be directed to Jon Turner, Project Manager, at jturner@cityofgoleta.org. Mr. Turner can be reached at 805-961-7500. 

Documents:

Notice of Preparation dated April 12, 2017