Caltrans District 11 On-Call Environmental Services
HELIX was awarded a three-year multi-disciplinary contract with Caltrans District 11 to provide environmental, biological, and cultural resources services, with a maximum contract value of approximately $4.4 million. HELIX also previously served as the sole as-needed environmental generalist consultant to Caltrans District 11 under two consecutive three-year contracts from 2009 through 2015. The first contract was valued at $1.6 million and the second contract was for $2 .76 million. Services covered under the new contract include CEQA/NEPA compliance, technical studies, mitigation monitoring, and habitat restoration planning, design and success monitoring. Prior contracts covered such services as preparation of CEQA and NEPA documents and supporting air quality, noise, visual, community impact, geotechnical, water quality, and hydrology studies, as well as right of entry, public outreach, and long-term monitoring services. The task orders completed under these contracts included: (1) Preparation of a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Report/Impact Statement (EIR/EIS), responses to comments received on both the original and Supplemental Draft EIR/EIS, and the Final EIR/EIS for the I-5 North Coast Corridor Project; (2) Initiation of the EIR/EIS and water quality study for the SR-94 Bus/Carpool Project, which would provide a single managed lane in each direction along the center of SR-94, extending approximately four miles from I-805 to downtown San Diego and connecting with similar managed lanes along I-805; and (3) Initiation of the Community Assessments (existing conditions only) for the 10th Avenue and 32nd Street Port Access Projects, which would improve local streets to facilitate the movement of trucks carrying goods to and from the 10th Avenue Marine Terminal.