Caltrans 9 (Bishop)
(California Department of Transportation, District 9)
Townes Pass Thin Blanket
NOE - Notice of Exemption
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.
Death Valley National Park, PM 68.4 at Townes Pass to PM 78.0 between Emigrant campground and Stovepipe Wells
Notice of 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.