Palo Verde Drain Bridge Replacement


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 (Colorado River Basin), Palm Desert
Document Title
Palo Verde Drain Bridge Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 8 proposes to replace the existing bridge at Palo Verde Drain (Bridge No. 56-0216) on state Route 78. The existing bridge is in need of replacement to address scour conditions and meet current design standards. The proposed bridge will be constructed on a new reinforced concrete slab bridge on the existing roadway alignment.

Contact Information
John Carmona
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 7 (Colorado River B
73-720 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 100
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Phone : (760) 340-4521



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, Sec 15302
Reasons for Exemption
The project constitutes a replacement of an existing structure where the new bridge will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced.

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