Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project (Amended Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2007-023-03)

Summary

SCH Number
2008078146
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #2
Document Title
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project (Amended Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2007-023-03)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/11/2008

Document Description
The project involves construction of a seismic upgrade to the 5.5 mile-long Richmond-San Rafael Bridge that spans the upper arm of the San Francisco Bay. The project includes upgraded piers, foundations, and columns and the replacement of the west concrete trestle. Some grading and dredging is also involved. Construction activities include driving approximately 212 piles into the floor of the Bay. The purpose of the project is to make the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge comply with seismic safety standards for the benefit of those using it.

Contact Information
Steven Ingram
California Department of Fish and Game
North Central Region 1416 Ninth Street, Twelfth Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 654-3821

Location

Cities
Richmond San Rafael
Counties
Contra Costa Marin

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec.21080(b)(4);15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt pursuant to Public Resources Code section 21080(b)(4) because it involves actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency as determined pursuant to the California Department of Transportation's Seismic Safety Retrofit Program.

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