SJRRC and its project partners are committed to meaningful public engagement throughout the Stockton Diamond Grade Separation Project. Community participation is vital to aid in minimizing impacts while meeting passenger and freight rail needs.


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Notice of Preparation - Launched on Aug. 19, 2020

The Notice of Preparation (NOP) of the Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment (EIR/EA) was published on Aug. 19, 2020. Promotion of the NOP included multilingual advertisements in regional papers, mailers, e-blasts, and social media posts. Suggestions and comments on the scope and content of the EIR/EA were invited from all interested parties for a period of 45 days from Aug. 19 to Oct. 3, 2020. We appreciate your time and interest in this important rail improvement project. Feedback received during the project’s public comment period is being reviewed by the project team as a feasible concept continues to be identified. SJRRC would like to hear from all interested parties and encourages public input on the project throughout the environmental process.

September Virtual Public Meetings

To provide convenient participation in a safe environment while social distancing, three virtual public meetings were hosted in mid-September 2020 during the project’s 45-day public comment period. Thank you to those who were able to join us and for those who couldn’t participate, please view the meeting recordings and PowerPoints on the Resources page.


The project’s engagement program is designed to provide convenient and timely information to educate and inform, as well as seek public participation throughout the environmental planning process, including the following strategies: