Santa Maria River Bradley Canyon Levee Extension Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011091067
Lead Agency
Army Corps of Engineers, United States (United States Army, Army Corps of Engineers)
Document Title
Santa Maria River Bradley Canyon Levee Extension Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received

Document Description
The proposed action involves repairing 3,700 feet of the existing Bradley Canyon Levee with sheet pile and soil cement of which approximately 1,000 feet of sheet pile would be installed in areas supporting riparian habitat and the remaining 2,700 feet would be repaired using soil cement. This Draft SEA/MND is a supplement to the Final Environmental Assessment/MND, August 2009) for the repair of 6.5 miles of the Santa Maria River Levee. Rational: The Corps recently performed an additional hydraulic analysis on the Santa Maria River Levee System. The hydraulic analysis indicated that, should a breach occur along the upstream Santa Maria River Levee during a high flow event, flows proceeding through the breach would attack the Bradley Canyon Levee and possibly overwhelm the levee and cause it to fail.

Contact Information
Naeem A. Siddiqui
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
915 Wilshire Boulevard, 14th Floor CESPL-PD-RN
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone : (213) 452-3852

Location

Coordinates
34°59'23.07"N 120°27'17.43"W
Cities
Santa Maria
Counties
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
Betteravia Road (Foxen Canyon Road)
Total Acres
7.9
State Highways
I-101
Airports
Santa Maria
Waterways
Bradley Canyon Channel tributary to Santa Maria River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Existing Levee Type) Other (Existing Levee repair)
Local Action
Use Permit Other Action Other Action: Levee Repair
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission

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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