Pine Grove Emergency Embankment Repair


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 10
Document Title
Pine Grove Emergency Embankment Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes an emergency project to repair a failing embankment along the westbound side of State Route 88 in rural Amador County near Pine Grove. An area of embankment approximately 100 feet long and 30 feet high has failed downslope from the highway, and it continues to erode despite various temporary repair measures undertaken by Caltrans Maintenance crews. The proposed project would involve digging a (3) foot deep and five (5) foot wide trench along the length of the slip-out area about 30 feet downslope fromt he highway, then placing rock slope protection (RSP) fabric and 1/4-ton RSP on the damaged embankment area.

Contact Information

Kathy Ikeda
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation, District 10
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Near the community of Pine Grove

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
It meets the criteria of Section 15269(b) of the CEQA Guidelines, which covers "Emergency repairs to publicly or privately owned service facilities necessary to maintain service essential to the public health, safety or welfare."

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