Townes Pass Thin Blanket


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 9
Document Title
Townes Pass Thin Blanket
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Project will place a thin layer of hot mix asphalt over existing highway to repair and maintain the road. Outer pavement edges will be reinforced by shoulder backing within 3 feet of the edge of pavement. New traffic paint and striping will be applied. SR 190 is a significant route for visitors to Death Valley National Park.

Contact Information
Angela Calloway
California Department of Transportation, District 9
Lead/Public Agency
500 S. Main Street
Bishop, CA 93514-3423

Phone : (760) 872-2424


State Highways
SR 190
Other Information
Death Valley National Park, PM 68.4 at Townes Pass to PM 78.0 between Emigrant campground and Stovepipe Wells

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
14 CCR 15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Project includes work on existing facilities the does not include significant expansion the use of the facilities. Class 1 specifically mentions work on existing highways and streets. This project will repair pavement on an existing highway and does not include any expansion of its existing use.

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