Digital 395 Middle-Mile Broadband Fiber Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Document Title
Digital 395 Middle-Mile Broadband Fiber Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
The Digital 395 Middle mile Project would build a new, 593-mile fiber network between Barstow, California and Carson City, Nevada. The Digital 395 route consists of a main backbone and various spurs that lead away from the main backbone. The various spurs along the project route branch from the main backbone to connect to nodes within communities along the route. The Inyo County Board of Supervisors approved, in Resolution 2011-45, a License Agreement with the California Broadband Cooperative, Inc. for use of County land for node sites and anchor sites, and for the use of County rights of way for underground fiber optic transmission lines. The optical fiber would be installed underground within California Department of Transportation right-of-way (ROW).easements and county maintained dirt roads as well as a number of other agencies and jurisdiction Bureau of Land Management, Native American tribal reservations, Inyo National Forest, City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Department of Defense, City of Bishop and State-owned lands.

Contact Information

Joshua Hart
Agency Name
Inyo County Planning Department
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Inyo, Kern, Mono, San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Regional Telecom Fiber Project in Public Rights-of-Way
State Highways
Hwy 58
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Benton, Bridgeport, Independence

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Inyo County
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA

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