Caltrans 1 (Eureka)
(California Department of Transportation, District 1)
Piercy Slide Emergency
NOE - Notice of Exemption
A landslide occurred resulting in the complete closure of US 101 near Piercy and a detour was set up on SR 271. Work consisted of debris removal, disposal, excavation, slope-grading, and tree removal. Repair to drainage features along both US 101 and SR 271 as well as roadway repairs.
Projects undertaken, carried out, or approved by a public agency to maintain, repair, or restore an existing highway damaged by fire, flood, storm, earthquake, land subsidence, gradual earth movement, or landslide, provided that the project is within the existing right of way of that highway and is initiated within one year of the damage occurring.