High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes on State Highway 5, from Route 118 to Route 14 at Weldon Creek


SCH Number
Public Agency
Fish & Game #5
Document Title
High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes on State Highway 5, from Route 118 to Route 14 at Weldon Creek
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
SAA #R5-2002-0229 The Operator proposes to alter the streambed by constructing High Occupancy Vehice (HOV) lanes on State Highway 5 between Routes 118 and 14. To accommodate the HOV lanes, the highways center median over Weldon Creek will be closed with reinforced concrete slabs and a 2-meter diameter column will be installed within the creek's banks. A temporary desilting basin will be installed during column placement. Temporary access will be provided by two 1.2 meter wide by 26 meter long pipes (to convey creek water through the site) covered with sandbags and gravel. Placement of columns will occur from the banks. Demolition debris will be prevented from entering the channel with protective covers.

Contact Information

Trucy Ingram
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Game, Region 5
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
sec. 15061
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not impact more than 0.18 acres of vegetated and unvegetated streambed and bank, most of which is the result of shading from the new lanes.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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