SJRC River West Fresno, Eaton Trail Extension Project

Final Design and Permitting Project

In September 2021, the Conservancy Board authorized bond funds, not to exceed $3,104,831, to the City of Fresno to begin and complete final engineering designs and secure permits for the River West Fresno Eaton Trail Extension Project. The project will extend the existing Lewis S. Eaton Trail approximately 2.4 miles starting at the Perrin Avenue alignment near Highway 41 and ending at the City of Fresno’s Spano Park.  The trail will be 22 feet wide, with a 12-foot-wide paved surface, a parallel eight-foot-wide hard natural surface for equestrian use, and a two-foot shoulder. In addition to the trail system, the project will include three access points with parking lots- Perrine Avenue, Riverview Drive, and North Palm Avenue.

On November 18, 2021, the Wildlife Conservation Board approved the project and a grant agreement with the City of Fresno. A notice to proceed for the grant agreement was issued on January 7, 2022.

Tentative Schedule:

Task Start Finish
SJRC Board Consideration Sept 1, 2021
WCB Consideration Nov 18 2021
WCB CEQA NOE/NOD Filing, Prepare and Execute Grant Nov 18 2021 Jan 21, 2022
Hire Consultants: Prepare SOQ, Advertise, Selection, Approval at City Council, Contract Jan 24, 2022 Sept 8, 2022
Plans, Specs, Estimate and Permitting Sept 12, 2022 July 25, 2023
Bid Construction Package Oct 11, 2023 Dec 12, 2023

Addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Report (August 2020)

Addendum to Final EIR from 2020 August Board Packet

Final Environmental Impact Report for the San Joaquin River Conservancy River West Fresno, Eaton Trail Extension Project 

Notice of Determination

Resolution 17-02a Approve Alternative 5B


SJRC River West Fresno, Eaton Trail Extension Project FEIR Vol I

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