Culvert Replacement Park Spur Road 4.07 km


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Culvert Replacement Park Spur Road 4.07 km
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Replace a failed culvert on Park Spur Road within the Mill Creek watershed of Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park to repair the flood-damaged road and provide access to maintain power supply lines. Work will: Remove up to 9 alder and conifer trees, ranging in size from 6 to 16 inches DBH, which have fallen onto adjacent banks and into the stream channel; Use an excavator and bulldozer to remove 300 cubic yards of crossing fill and the failed culvert (excavation dimensions at the stream crossing will be approx. 60 feet wide, 15 feet deep, and 120 feet long); Excavate the channel down to pre-disturbance gradient and install a new 8-foot diameter by 120 foot length corrugated steel pipe; Use an excavator and/or bulldozer to backfill the new pipe in one-foot lifts and use a gas powered vibratory plate to compact the soil in succession until the culvert is buried and the road is built back up to grade; Use an excavator to stack rip rap along the inlet and outlet of culvert to a minimum of 2 feet above the top of the pipe to protect and buttress the backfill; Use an excavator to gather native mulch generated during tree removal and spread evenly over disturbed areas; and Use dump trucks to import bas rock, a grader or bulldozer to spread base rock, and a vibratory roller to compact the final road surface.

Contact Information
Shannon Dempsey
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95502-2006

Phone : (707) 445-5344


Del Norte
Other Location Info
Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15301,-2,-4, Class 1,2,4
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public structures or facilities, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels and is included as "trail or road repairs" in the Dpt. of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR §15300.4; the replacement or reconstruction of existing structure and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced; and the minor public alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation that do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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