Emergency Sinkhole Repair at Mud Slough

Summary

SCH Number
2011018003
Lead Agency
Caltrans 10 (Stockton) (California Department of Transportation, District 10)
Document Title
Emergency Sinkhole Repair at Mud Slough
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/3/2011

Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) conducted an emergency project to repair a sinkhole in State Route 140, Merced County at postmile 11.32 east of the City of Gustine at Mud Slough Bridge (Bridge # 39-0091). The highway failed due to subsidence caused by scouring. A sinkhole formed in the eastbound land of the highway. Immediate repairs were needed to prevent further damage to the highway and to ensure public safety. Construction occurred from the roadway only within existing Caltrans right of way.

Contact Information
Wesley Stroud
California Department of Transportation, District 10
1976 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Stockton, CA 95205

Phone : (209) 942-6045

Location

Cities
Gustine
Counties
Merced
Other Location Info
Approx. 5.0 miles east of Gustine

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15269(d)
Reasons for Exemption
Project was undertaken, carried out, or approved by a public agency to maintain, repair, or restore an existing highway damaged by land subsidence within the existing right of way of the highway and it was initiated within one year of the damage occurring.

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