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710 Gap Closure

Project Information
Sector: Surface Transportation
Project Category: 
DOT Projects
Project Status: 
In Progress
Total Estimated Project Cost: 

The project is located in east/northeast Los Angeles and the western San Gabriel Valley in the area between State Route 2 (SR 2) and Interstates 5, 10, 210 and 605 (I-5, I-10, I-210, and I-605, respectively). The purpose of the proposed action is to effectively and efficiently accommodate regional and local north-south travel demands in the study area of the western San Gabriel Valley and east/northeast Los Angeles, including the following considerations:
• Improve efficiency of the existing regional freeway and transit networks.
• Reduce congestion on local arterials adversely affected due to accommodating regional traffic volumes.
• Minimize environmental impacts related to mobile sources. 

Permitting Timeline

Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit
US Army Corps of Engineers - Regulatory
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Form ENG 4345 / Joint Application Form Received
Pre-Construction Notification (PCN) / Application Deemed Complete
Publication of Public Notice
Final Verification / Permit Decision Rendered
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
In Progress
Issuance of Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) 
Complete 03/09/2011
Complete 02/28/2011
Official Notice of Availability of a Draft EIS published in the Federal Register (FR) beginning both the public comment period and concurrent CAA Section 309 Review
Complete 03/13/2015
Official Notice of Availability of a Final EIS published in the FR beginning both the public review period and concurrent CAA Section 309 Review 
Current Target Date: 10/31/2018
Issuance of Record of Decision or combined Final EIS / Record of Decision 
Current Target Date: 11/01/2018
Section 106 Review
In Progress
Consultation initiated with SHPO/THPO
Complete 01/05/2017
Section 106 consultation concluded
Current Target Date: 10/31/2018
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