Accession Number:

ADA633724

Title:

Environmental Assessment for the South Gate Improvement Project Travis Air Force Base Solano County, California

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CIVIL ENGINEER SQUADRON (60TH) TRAVIS AFB CA

Report Date:

2005-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

181.0

Abstract:

The 60th Air Mobility Wing AMW proposes infrastructure improvements and associated land acquisition at the South Gate entrance to Travis AFB, Solano County, California. The total proposed land acquisition is 12.4 acres of land however, the area of potential impact due to construction-related improvements to the South Gate entrance will be less than the total property acquired. The primary mission of Travis AFB is to provide rapid, responsive, reliable airlift of forces and assets in support of Department of Defense global objectives and activities. The base is located midway between Sacramento and San Francisco in northern California, off Interstate 80. Currently, the South Gate entrance is used only for commercial traffic and inbound traffic only. In addition, there are no facilities for inspection of vehicles without stopping other traffic. With proposed land acquisitions and improvements, Travis AFB would be able to open the South Gate to inbound and outbound traffic, allow for inspection of trucks and commercial vehicles, simultaneously with privately owned vehicles POVs, and allow for more regional access to the base while decreasing the overall gate traffic congestion at the base. In addition, the proposed action would upgrade the gate access point at the southern end of Travis AFB. These upgrades will allow compliance with ECF and additional requirements associated with Air Force Manual 91-201 Explosives Safety Standards.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE