US Highway 40 (Donner Pass Road) Shoulder Rehabilitation (SNC 070245)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
US Highway 40 (Donner Pass Road) Shoulder Rehabilitation (SNC 070245)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Placer County Department of Public Works is requesting $500,000 from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Competitive Grants Program to rehabilitate a 1-acre segment of eroding slopes within the Placer County right-of-way on Donner Pass Road with mechanical and/or native vegetation treatments to both improve water quality and the aesthetics of the roadway. Dilapidated drainage facilities will be replaced and/or upgraded to better contain and treat slope and road storm water runoff.

Contact Information
Angela Avery
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Lead/Public Agency
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4681


Other Location Info
Outside of Truckee

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301 and 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The Donner Pass Road Shoulder Rehabilitation Project will involve native plant revegetation and mechanical slope stabilization measures to repair a 1-acre area of eroding roadway slopes. Donner Pass Road will not be expanded. The project will not result in significant adverse impacts to special status species or cumulative environmental impacts and there are no hazardous materials at or around the project site. No permits are known to be required other than ensuring compliance with the Regional Water Quality Control Board - Central Region Stormwater Construction General Permit.

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