Blooms Creek Bridge Replacement & Trail Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Blooms Creek Bridge Replacement & Trail Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Replace an existing foot bridge near the Blooms Creek Camppgroud Area at Big Basin Redwooks State Park to increase visitor safety and access. The new bridge will adhere to State Park's Trail and ADA guidelines. Construction related silt fencing and hung tarps will be utilized to prevent debris from entering the creek. Work will construct 80 feet of new trail improve trailhead visibility from campground. No work will occur in the stream channnel or banks. All construction will be performed outside of the Marbled Murrelet nesting season.

Contact Information
Victor Roth
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
303 Big Tree Park Road
Felton, CA 95018

Phone : (831) 335-6385


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302, 3, 4 = Class 2, 3, & 4
Reasons for Exemption
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 of the structure being replaced; construction and location of new, small structures and; minor alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation that does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees included as "trail construction or realignment" in the Department of Parks Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR section 15300.4.

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