Culvert Replacement (PM 4.22) and Sediment Removal from Trinity House Gulch (PM 4.66) on Brown's Mountain Road, County Road #222


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Trinity County
Document Title
Culvert Replacement (PM 4.22) and Sediment Removal from Trinity House Gulch (PM 4.66) on Brown's Mountain Road, County Road #222
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Brown's Mountain Road is predominantly a single lane, native/rock surface road that runs approximately 11 miles from Highway 299 to Old Lewiston Road. The road bisects three tributary watersheds to the Trinity River, Little Browns Creek, Trinity House Gulch and Lime Kiln Gulch. Approximately 90% of the road system crosses Sierra Pacific Industries and Bureau of Land Management lands. The project consists of: (1) upgrading a Class II stream crossing at post mile 4.22 and (2) removing approximately 100 cubic yards of sediment fan currently positioned just above the inlet of a Class I crossing at Trinity House Gulch, post mile 4.66. This work will be performed within the county road right-of-way or jurisdiction.

Contact Information
John A. Jelicich
Trinity County Planning Department
190 Glen Road P.O. Box 2819
Weaverville, CA 96093

Phone : (530) 623-1351 x7


Other Location Info
West of Bucktail Subdivision in the vicinity of Lewiston.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sect: 15301(c),15303(d),15333(d)
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment, or contribute to a cumulatively significant adverse impact or increase the current capacity of the road system or stimulate growth in the county. The project will not adversely affect a state scenic highway, cultural or historic resources, federal or state listed species or species proposed for listing, jurisdictional wetlands, or established floodways. The project will have beneficial effects on coho salmon, a listed species, by reducing sediment delivery to streams. The project will meet sediment reduction targets of the Trinity River Restoration Program as well as watershed indicators for the Trinity River Sediment TMDL Load Allocation Plan. The project does not encompass any toxic sites listed by the California Environmental Protection Agency as provided under Section 65962.5 of the Government Code.

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