Fire Road Repairs

Summary

SCH Number
2005048299
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Fire Road Repairs
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/22/2005

Document Description
Repair six locations along the Blackhawk Fire Road and the Sycamore Creek Road and Sycamore Road at Mount Diablo State Park. DFG and RWQCB Permit consultation to take prior to implementation since work involves both the placement of rip rap in drainages and the replacement of culverts. Any rare plants near areas of disturbance will be flagged and avoided. A worker formally trained in avoidance measures for Alameda whipsnake will continually monitor for presence of Alameda whipsnake during all phases of disturbance and ensure avoidance. Best Management Practices (BMPs) will be utilized and the invasion of non-native plant species will be monitored in all disturbed area. These locations will be treated as invasions are observed. There are no potential archaeological or historical resources in the project area, yet should resources be encountered unexpectedly, all work to be halted within 30 ft. of the finds until consultation with Senior Archeologist is completed.

Contact Information
Marla S. Hastings
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (707) 938-9548 x22
mhast@parks.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Contra Costa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the repair and minor alteration of existing public facilities and topographical features, involving no expansion of use beyond current levels, included as "trail or road repairs" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.
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