Searles Valley Tail Tie Replacement at Shiploader Berth 10-7


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Diego Unified Port District
Document Title
Searles Valley Tail Tie Replacement at Shiploader Berth 10-7
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The proposed project involves the removal and replacement of approximately 392 rail ties and associated pavement adjacent to the traveling shiploader structure at Berth 10-7 on the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal (TAMT) in the City of San Diego. Currently, the traveling shiploader structure travels on an existing rail system along Berth 10-7. The existing rail system is supported by wooden rail ties and asphalt concrete (AC) pavement, of which the wooden rail ties have deteriorated beyond repair. For continues safety and operation of the rail system, the proposed project would involve removal of the existing 392 wooden rail ties and AC pavement and replacement with new wooden rail ties and pavement. Removal of 1,135 square feet of AC pavement adjacent to existing rail system. Removal 392 wooden rail ties (each rail tie is 6 inches high by 9 inches wide by 6 feet long) along approx. 448.5 linear feet of rail. Installation of 1,135 square feet of pavement adjacent to existing rail system (800 square feet of Portland Concrete (PC) pavement and 335 square feet of AC pavement. Installation of 392 wooden rail ties along approximately 448.5 linear feet of rail.

Contact Information
Kelly Czechowski
San Diego Unified Port District
Development Services Department 3165 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone : (619) 686-7213


San Diego
San Diego
Cross Streets
1800 Crosby Rd

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301,15302
Reasons for Exemption
Consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing. Replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site and will have

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