Emergency Sinkhole Repair at Mud Slough


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 10
Document Title
Emergency Sinkhole Repair at Mud Slough
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
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
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation, District 10
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Approx. 5.0 miles east of Gustine

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
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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