Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Substation Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016028453
Lead Agency
Caltrans 4 (Oakland) (California Department of Transportation, District 4)
Document Title
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Substation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/26/2016

Document Description
The project will replace and upgrade the components of 4 electrical substations for the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, such as switchgear, transformers, cables, conduits and batteries. The traveling public will benefit from the additional power needed for modern communication, security and lighting systems on the bridge.

Contact Information
Kathy Boltz
California Department of Transportation, District 4
111 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94623-0060

Phone : (510) 459-0324

Location

Cities
Richmond San Rafael
Counties
Contra Costa Marin
State Highways
580

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C:1A
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not affect historic properties, land use, hydrology, geology, or paleontological or visual resources. Avoidance 7 minimization measures will protect nesting birds, marine mammals & water quality. Caltrans Special Provisions require the safe handling & management of hazardous water.
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