Highway 101 Drainage Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 4
Document Title
Highway 101 Drainage Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The purpose of the project is to improve safety and driving conditions on wet pavement in the project area. Drainage improvements include installing grated line drains, drainage inlets and pipe culverts; adjusting existing drainage inlets; grinding about 950 square yards of existing pavement with diagonal grooves to improve slope and drainage; and grading the terrain to prevent runoff. Beneficiaries of the project include truckers, commuters, emergency response teams and other drivers.

Contact Information
Howell Chan
California Department of Transportation, District 4
Lead/Public Agency
PO Box 23660
Oakland, CA 94623

Phone : (510) 286-5623


Morgan Hill
Santa Clara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project improves drainage on an existing highway and involves no expansion of use. All of the work will take place in Caltrans right of way. The project is designed to avoid adverse impacts to water quality. There are no endangered species in the project areas. Environmental commitments include measures to protect migratory birds. There will be no community, air quality or noise impacts or impacts to cultural or paleontological resources.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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