Buttermilk Bend Trail Accessibility Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Buttermilk Bend Trail Accessibility Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Complete improvements on the existing Buttermilk Bend Trail at South Yuba River State Park to bring the trail into compliance with State Parks accessibility guidelines and associated legal mandates. Work will: reconstruct 300 lf of new trail and approx. 197 lf of double sided rock causeway at beginning of trail to bring running slopes into compliance; remove and replace approx 205. lf of redwood split rail fence; remove and obliterate approx. 80 ft of existing trail; excavate a 12 in diameter by 30 in deep hole to install one 4"x4" redwood post trail sign; install three ADA accessible benches along the trail and replace one non-accessible bench with an ADA accessible bench; replace 2 wooden crib walls with rock crib walls; complete minor repairs on 4 puncheon bridges; construct a level landing at east end of bridge #3 and reinforce back slope with rock wall; reconstruct select failed non-historic rock retaining walls; and refinish native soil surface tread, remove outside berm and sloughed material at slope toe, fill in entrenchments, cover protruding objects in surface and brush vegetation back.

Contact Information
Monica L. Aleman
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
One Capitol Mall, Suite 410
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-8826


Other Location Info
South Yuba River State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor alteration of existing public facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; replacement of existing facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and substantially the same purpose as the structure replaced; and minor public alterations in the condition of land and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; included as modifications of existing facilities for access for people with disabilities.

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