Bridge 183.16 Emergency Replacement Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley)
Document Title
Bridge 183.16 Emergency Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Union Pacific Railroad must replace the existing timber structure Bridge 183.16 with a 480-foot reinforced concrete girder bridge with steel pile, concrete-capped piers as an emergency replacement project. The timber structure bridge caught fire on 3 September 2003 and must be replaced immediately to avoid loss of life, property, and economic hardship.

Contact Information
Brian Erlandsen
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley),
1685 E. Street
Fresno, CA 93706

Phone : (559) 445-6071



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4 - Section 15302(b)
Reasons for Exemption
Replacement or reconstruction of a commercial structure, Class 4, as the replacement structure will be of substantially the same size, purpose, and capacity at the time of the lead agency's determination.

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