Union Pacific Railroad Cima Subdivision PTC Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016028318
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan), Victorville
Document Title
Union Pacific Railroad Cima Subdivision PTC Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/17/2016

Document Description
The Project is to upgrade the telecommunication infrastructure by installing fiber optic cable and power conduits within a 20-mile stretch of railroad right-of-way, which crosses several ephemeral streams. The purpose of the Project is to allow for electronic tracking and management of train traffic. Conduit installation at the stream crossings will consist of either plowing, trench excavation, sawing, or boring.

Contact Information
Jan Zimmerman
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan), Victo
14440 Civic Drive, Suite 200
Victorville, CA 92392

Phone : (760) 241-6583

Location

Counties
San Bernardino
Other Location Info
Nipton

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Existing facilities and Minor alterations to land, for the maintenance of and minor alteration to an existing facility with negligible to no expansion of use and for minor trenching and backfilling where the surface is restored.
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