Shotgun Point Slide Repair


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 4
Document Title
Shotgun Point Slide Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will excavate 90,250 cubic yards of rock and soil to shift the road alignment inland of the slide plane. Two soil-nail walls (up to 60 feet high) will be constructed to stabilize the slope above the road and horizontal drains will be installed to dewater the slope. A row of piles will be cast in drilled holes adjacent to the down-hill side of the road to stabilize the hillside.

Contact Information

Kim Le
Agency Name
Department of Transportation, District 4
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
During the storms of early January a slipout occurred at this location causing the road to settle more than 1 foot. The hillside continues to slip creating more damage and the imminent loss of the road and poses a substantial safety risk to the public. This sudden, unexpected occurrence, demands immediate action to prevent or mitigate loss of, or damage to life, health, property and essential public services.

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