Union Pacific Railroad Bridge 59.03 Bridge Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley), Sacramento
Document Title
Union Pacific Railroad Bridge 59.03 Bridge Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project purpose and need is to replace an existing railroad bridge that is structurally deficient and poses a safety risk to the continued use of this rail line for passenger and freight services. UPRR Bridge 59.03 is located in a rural area 1.5 miles north of Twin Cities in Sacramento County, California. The newly constructed bridge will be 450 feet in length and span the entire creek and the active flood plain.

Contact Information

Skyler C. Anderson
Agency Name
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley),
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302
Reasons for Exemption
The Central Valley Water Board deemed the project qualifying under the Categorical Exemptions found in CA Code of Regulations Section 15300 et seq. and filed a Notice of Exemption on 10 June 2010. The project meets the Categorical Exemption criteria under Section 15301 of California Code of Regulations, which exempts project involving repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination; Section 15302 which exempts replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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