Siskiyou Telephone Company Happy Camp to Somes Bar Fiber Connectivity Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
Document Title
Siskiyou Telephone Company Happy Camp to Somes Bar Fiber Connectivity Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
rural res ag (R-R-B-40 & R-R-B-5); General forest by US Forest Service

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
Lead/Public Agency
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102-3298

Phone : (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
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Solid Waste Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW) California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)

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