Reds Meadow Road Improvements Project

This planning and environmental linkage (PEL) project is a coordinated effort to improve Reds Meadow Road, which provides access into Reds Meadow Valley from Mammoth Lakes, State Route 203.

Reds Meadow Road Improvements Project

Shuttle bus and car meet on the narrow road to Reds Meadow.The Reds Meadow Road Improvements Project Draft Environmental Assessment and Initial Study (Draft EA/IS) will be available for public review and comment from August 28, 2017 to September 27, 2017.
Assessment and Initial Study Open for Review

A meeting was held on Thursday, September 7 for public comment on the proposed reconstruction project.
Public Hearing Notice
When: September 7, 2017 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm.
Where: 437 Old Mammoth Road, Suite Z, Mammoth Lakes CA 93546

This proposed project will improve the deteriorated condition of Reds Meadow Road and provide safe, reliable access to recreational resources. This project will facilitate emergency response in the valley and enhance safety for motorists and non-motorists alike. The scope will include reconstruction and widening of the upper 2.5 miles to two lanes and repaving and slight realignments of the lower 5.8 miles of Reds Meadow Road. This work will include retaining walls, slope stabilization, and drainage improvements.

Reds Meadow Road Road Improvements Project Draft Environmental Assessment and Initial Study  (file size 64MB)

 

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD), in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and the Town of Mammoth Lakes, is evaluating roadway improvements to Reds Meadow Road, which provides sole access to Reds Meadow Valley within Inyo National Forest from State Route 203 in Madera County, California.

Planning Document