Geotechnical Investigations for the California High-Speed Train Program, Fresno to Bakersfield Section

Summary

SCH Number
2013088284
Lead Agency
High Speed Rail Authority, California (California High Speed Rail Authority)
Document Title
Geotechnical Investigations for the California High-Speed Train Program, Fresno to Bakersfield Section
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project consist of geotechnical investigations for the purpose of gathering data to support prelimenary engineering for the California High-Speed Train (HST) Project Fresno to Bakersfield Section. To achieve this, 19 exploratory soil borings and 60 cone pentrometer test (CPT) soundings will be conducted within public rights-of-way along the proposed Fresno to Bakersfield HST alignment corridor. The borings and CPT soundings wil be completed using rigs positioned on or adjacent to paved areas, areas of native vegetation will not be affected. The data collected during this geotechnical investigation project will be presented and analyzed in a technical report. The California High-Speed Rail Authority will use the data to support procument.

Contact Information
Mark McLoughlin
California High Speed Rail Authority
770 L Street, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814

916 403-6934

Location

Counties
Tulare Kings Kern Fresno

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15306 - Class 4 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
Minor Alterations to Land and Information Collection
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