Del Dios Highway Drainage Improvement Project; FCDT-00228


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Diego County
Document Title
Del Dios Highway Drainage Improvement Project; FCDT-00228
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed project is the replacement of an existing 40-inch concrete lined corrugated metal pipe (CMP) with a 117-foot 72-inch reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) culvert to convey the 100-year flow under Del Dios Highway. The project also includes acquisition of drainage and temporary construction easements.

Contact Information

Dion McMicheaux
Agency Name
San Diego County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Other Location Info
Intersection of Del Dios Highway and Camino del Norte in the unincorporated community of Rancho Santa Fe.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project qualifies for a CEQA Categorical Exemption under Section 15301, Existing Facilities, which consists of the operation, 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 exiting at the time of the lead agency's determination. The key consideration is whether the project involves negligible or no expansion of an existing use, it also allows for interior or exterior alterations, existing facilities both investor and publicly-owned, existing highways and streets, restoration or rehabilitation of deteriorated or damaged structures, and various forms of maintenance. Review of the project indicates that the project will not impact environmental resources of hazardous or critical concern that are designated, precisely mapped and officially adopted by governmental agencies; does not contribute to a cumulative environmental impact, does not damage scenic resources of a designated state scenic highway; is not on the list of Hazardous Waste and Substances Site pursuant to Section 65962.5 of the Government Code; and does not cause adverse change in the significance of a historic resource.

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