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Effective July 1, 2007, the FHWA assigned, and Caltrans assumed, environmental responsibilities for this project pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Caltrans, in cooperation with San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, is rescinding the NOI to prepare an EIS for the Vernalis Expressway project along State Route 132.
The proposed project included improvements to State Route 132 from the State Route 132/33 Separation Overhead (Bridge 29-167L) in San Joaquin County to 0.16 km (0.1 mile) west of the San Joaquin Bridge (Bridge 38-45) in Stanislaus County. The project is approximately 5.63 km (3.5 miles) in length. The project was anticipated to improve traffic safety and operations by reducing congestion and accidents. Since the NOI to prepare an EIS was published in the