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File #: 20-2842    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Orange County Transportation Authority Item Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2020 In control: Regional Planning and Highways Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2021 Final action: 7/12/2021
Title: Amendments to the Master Plan of Arterial Highways
Sponsors: Stephanie Chhan, Kia Mortazavi
Attachments: 1. Transmittal, 2. Staff Report, 3. Attachment A, 4. Attachment B, 5. Attachment C, 6. Attachment D, 7. Attachment E
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Title
Amendments to the Master Plan of Arterial Highways

Overview
The Orange County Transportation Authority administers the Master Plan of Arterial Highways, including the review and approval of amendments requested by local jurisdictions. The cities of Anaheim, Brea, and Yorba Linda have requested amendments to the Master Plan of Arterial Highways that are recommended for Board of Directors' approval. An update on pending Master Plan of Arterial Highways amendments is also provided.

Recommendation(s)
A. Conditionally approve the following amendments to the Master Plan of Arterial Highways:

City of Brea and County of Orange

1. Delete Tonner Canyon Road between Brea Canyon Road and the future extension of Valencia Avenue; and
2. Delete Valencia Avenue between Carbon Canyon Road and the future extension of Tonner Canyon Road.


Cities of Yorba Linda and Anaheim

3. Reclassify Yorba Linda Boulevard between La Palma Avenue and the State Route 91 westbound off-ramp from a primary (four-lane, divided) arterial to an asymmetric major (seven-lane, divided) arterial;
4. Reclassify Yorba Linda Boulevard/Weir Canyon Road between the State Route 91 westbound off-ramp and the State Route 91 eastbound on-ramp from a primary (four-lane, divided) arterial to a major (six-lane, divided) arterial;
5. Add Savi Ranch Parkway between Pullman Street and Old Canal Road as a primary (four-lane, divided) arterial; and
6. Add Old Canal Road/Pullman Street as a divided collector (two-lane, divided).

Each of the proposed amendments will become final, contingent upon the Orange County Transportation Authority receiving documentation confirming that the respective agency or agencies have amended their general plans accordingly and have complied with the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act.

If a general plan is not updated within three years to reflect the proposed Master Plan of Arterial Highways amendment, the contingent amendment will expire, but can be ret...

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