Siskiyou Telephone Company Happy Camp to Somes Bar Fiber Connectivity Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Siskiyou Telephone Company Happy Camp to Somes Bar Fiber Connectivity Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

Document Description
Siskiyou Telephone proposes to install fiber optic broadband facility cable within a conduit for approx 17 mi within Caltrans ROW in or adjacent to state hwy 96 (Mileposts 12.15 -32.31). State hwy 96 is located in both the Klamath National Forest and Six Rivers National Forest. The US Forest Service is performing a separate environmental review of the proposed project prior to issuance of a special use permit. Construction of the project would take approx 195 days over a 2-year period, with construction occurring only during the dry season (April through Oct). Siskiyou Telephone has stated that the purpose of the project is to provide reliable telephone and broadband service capability to existing and future residences in the area between Clear Creek and Ti Bar and remote areas of Siskiyou County.

Contact Information
Jensen Uchida
California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

(415) 703-5484


41°42'28.6"N 123°26'50"W
Cross Streets
Hwy 96
Total Acres
17 miles
State Highways
Happy Camp Airport
Klamath River, numerous creeks
Other Location Info
Happy Camp

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (telecommunications)
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Caltrans, District 2 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
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