Hennessey Creek Emergency Culvert Repair Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 (North Coast), Santa Rosa
Document Title
Hennessey Creek Emergency Culvert Repair Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
On August 25, 2017 the Willows Creek Maintenance Supervisor contactd District 2 after large cracks with vertical and horizontal offsets and deep expanding holes began developing and growing in the roadway on SR 299 in Trinity County from PM 8.3-15 (EA 01-0F090). Construction vehicles and equipment will be staged on the roadway and will operate from the roadway. Minor vegetation clearing will be required to place the pipe and headwall; however, no riparian vegetation will be removed. During construction, appropriate BMPs will be implemented as necessary. Upon completion of construction, disturbed soil areas will be stabilized and are expected to naturally regenerate.

Contact Information
Brandon Stevens
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 (North Coast), Sa
Lead/Public Agency
5550 Skylane Boulevard, Suite A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Phone : (707) 576-2377


Other Location Info
Burnt Ranch

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The purpose is to repair the culvert and stabilize the roadway immediately in order to avoid catastrophic failure. The goal of the activity is to ensure the safety of the public and preserve the integrity of a major highway. This project involves restoring existing roadway structures and replacing the existing culvert structure and incorporate energy dissipation below the roadway to decrease future degradation with de minimus increase in fill. The project will not result in an expansion of the existing use.

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