Category Archives: 197/199 Smith River Project

Caltrans Agrees to Reevaluate Impacts of Del Norte 199/197 Highway Project on Endangered Salmon

In response to a lawsuit by EPIC and other conservation groups, Caltrans has agreed to reassess impacts of a controversial highway-widening project in Del Norte County on protected salmon and their habitat along the Wild and Scenic Smith River. A … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Filed to Protect Wild and Scenic Smith River From Destructive Caltrans Highway-widening Project

CRESCENT CITY, Calif.— Conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit yesterday challenging a California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) highway-widening project that threatens endangered salmon runs, ancient redwoods and public safety along the wild and scenic Smith River Canyon in California’s remote … Continue reading

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Suit Filed Against Destructive Caltrans Highway-widening Project in Remote Del Norte County

Caltrans Oblivious to Public-safety Concerns, Rare Ecological Values Along Scenic Smith River Canyon Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging a California Department of Transportation highway-widening project that threatens ancient redwoods, endangered salmon runs and public safety along the wild … Continue reading

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A trucker’s perspective on widening Hwy 101

This is regarding the Caltrans Hwy 199 / 197 / 101 STAA Truck Access DEIR. I am an experienced long haul (Truck Load) truck driver with a current Class A TX license. I have delivered freight using Hwy 199 and … Continue reading

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Tall Order: from the North Coast Journal

Tall Order By Ryan Burns Plaintiffs called it “a resounding victory.” Defendants called it “a big win.” Earlier this month, U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup ordered Caltrans to revise its environmental assessment for a project that would widen Highway … Continue reading

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