The Devore I-15/I-215 interchange improvements project is a 762-acre site in the Devore area of San Bernardino County. The project is located within the Cajon Creek floodplain within designated critical habitat of the San Bernardino kangaroo rat. LSA prepared the Natural Environment Study, Biological Assessment, and Jurisdictional Delineation, and will be preparing a Federal Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, a CWA Section 401 Water Quality Certification Application for the Regional Water Quality Control Board, and a Fish and Game Code Section 1602 Streambed Alteration Agreement Application for the California Department of Fish and Game.
Additionally, LSA conducted focused surveys for the following federal/State listed plant species: Nevin’s barberry, slender-horned spineflower, and Santa Ana River woollystar; and conducted focused surveys for the following federally listed wildlife species: Arroyo toad, coastal California gnatcatcher, and San Bernardino kangaroo rat.
LSA also prepared the documentation for Caltrans District 8 to initiate informal Section 7 Consultation for the seismic testing/geotechnical exploratory trenching for this project.
Client: AECOM for SANBAG
Location: San Bernardino County, California
For more information contact:
901 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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