Trail Accessibility Improvements

Summary

SCH Number
2017058385
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Trail Accessibility Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/22/2017

Document Description
Upgrade the 4,800' long Fern Canyon Trail in Russian Gulch State Park to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and meet requirements in the "California State Parks Accessibility Guidelines". This Notice of Exemption supersedes the one filed with the State Clearinghouse on December 4, 2015. Work will: At the Fern Canyon Trail Excavate up to six (6) holes 24" deep and 6" wide to install and/or reinstall signage along the trail and at parking area. Restripe parking lot and delineate new ADA parking area. Trim/brush vegetation along trail to obtain 6ft wide clear path of travel. Remove select asphalt sections then place 16,400 cubic feet of compacted aggregate to level the 5' wide by 4,800' long trail. Install drain lense at up to nine locations to facilitate improved drainage. Place a puncheon (12' long by 5' wide footbridge) to allow natural drainage. Place two redwood benches along the trail corridor. In existing wide areas without disturbing vegetation.

Contact Information
Brad Michalk
California Department of Parks and Recreation
One Capitol Mall, Suite 410
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 445-8783

Location

Counties
Mendocino
Other Location Info
Russian Gulch State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301,2,3,4, Class 1,2,3,4
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the repair, maintenance and minor alteration of existing public structures and facilities involving negligible expansion of use beyond current levels, the replacement of existing structure and facility where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replace and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced, the construction or installation of limited numbers of new, small facilities, and the minor alteration in the condition of land that does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees included as "modifications of existing facilities for disabled access" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR S: 15300.4.

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