Bradbury Road Widening

This page has up-to-date information on the Bradbury Road Widening Project.  Files are accessible at the bottom of the page.

Project Description
The proposed Project would widen the existing Bradbury Road roadway from 24 feet to 36 feet providing one 18-foot lane in each direction, from Winding Oak Lane to Deodar Lane. The road widening would extend beyond the north side of the existing roadway limits of Wildrose Avenue and beyond the east side of the existing roadway limits of Bradbury Road. Existing roadway improvements along residences to the west (sidewalks, curbs, and gutters) would be maintained as part of the Project, however, the Project would include demolition of the existing roadway pavement, grading of the Project site, roadway paving, and roadway restriping. The Project would not require grading, demolition, or paving within the City of Monrovia.  The Project would be accommodated within existing City-owned right-of-way (ROW). Partial ROW was previously acquired from private property to the north (accessor’s parcel number [APN] 8527-026-025) and recorded with the County of Los Angeles. Grading would be required along the slope to the north side of Wildrose Avenue. Up to 46 trees could be removed as part of the grading activity. A permanent retaining wall would be constructed between the newly graded/widened roadway and the remaining slope area. The retaining wall would be approximately 320 feet in length and would range from 5 to 13 feet in height above the widened roadway. 

Adjourned Regular Meeting of the Bradbury City Council: 12/13/22
The Bradbury City Council will be continuing their discussion of the Road Widening project on their December 13, 2022 Adjourned Regular Meeting at 7pm.  The Agenda, Staff Report, and any supporting documents will be posted by 5pm on Friday, December 9, 2022.  The posted Agendas and Reports can be found by clicking here.

Regular Meeting of the Bradbury City Council: 11/15/22
The Bradbury City Council will be discussing the Road Widening project at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 7pm.  An Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) was prepared to evaluate the Project's potential impacts to the environment and outlined required mitigation measures to reduce the impacts of the project on the community.  The IS/MND has concluded its required public review period and is ready for acceptance by the City Council.  Plans and contract specifications have also been completed for the project with the exception of the specific type of retaining wall to be constructed along the north side of the roadway.   The City Council will consider approving the IS/MND, review the project's new total cost estimates, and review the new plans and specifics and authorize the City Engineer to advertise and receive bids.  The upcoming Agenda for the City Council meeting can been reviewed by clicking here.  It is item number 2 on the agenda and starts on page 36 of the linked PDF.

Notice of Intent
In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the State CEQA Guidelines, the City of Bradbury (City) (as lead agency) has prepared a Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (Draft MND) to address the environmental effects associated with the proposed Bradbury Road Widening Project located on the western border of the City of Bradbury and the eastern border of the City of Monrovia, on Bradbury Road and Wildrose Avenue. The Project is seeking an Encroachment Permit to widen the Bradbury Road (Wildrose Avenue) roadway from 24 feet to 36 feet, to provide one 18-foot wide lane in each direction, from Winding Oak Lane to Deodar Lane. The Project would be accommodated within existing, 53-foot, City-owned right-of-way (ROW). 

Public Comment Period
The 30-day public comment period for the Mitigated Negative Declaration begins on Thursday, September 22, 2022 and closes on Monday, October 24, 2022. Please submit comments no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2022 to Kevin Kearney, City Manager, at 600 Winston Avenue, Bradbury, CA 91008 or by email at KKearney@CityofBradbury.org.

Document Availability
Copies of the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study are available for public review at the following locations: 1) Here on the City of Bradbury Website.  Specifically, the files are accessible at the bottom of this page, and 2) City of Bradbury– City Hall, 600 Winston Avenue, Bradbury, CA 91008.

The City has tentatively scheduled the Project for a City Council meeting on November 15, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, or have any other questions about the meeting, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 1 (626) 358-3218 at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.
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Road Widening Project Files6 documents

  • Notice of Intent
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  • Admin Draft: Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration
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  • Appendix A: Air Quality and Green House Gas Analysis
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  • Appendix B: General Biological Assessment
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  • Appendix C: Native Tree Survey and Arborist Report
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  • Appendix D: Mitigation, Monitoring, and Reporting Program
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