Water Resources, Department of
(California Department of Water Resources)
Fish Facility Access road and V-Ditch repair
NOE - Notice of Exemption
DFD staff will repair the v-ditch adjacent to the Fish facility access road from the guard shack past the fish facility to the property line at Byron Hwy. Material will be removed from the v-ditch with the grader to allow proper drainage, and then re-graded into the road shoulder or back onto the embankment using a road grader. Spoils will be removed with a backhoe and dump truck and hauled to the nearest spoil site. Vegetation to be removed with pruners in the v-ditch to grading. Six culverts will be either installed or replaced, ranging between 16-20 feet long, running within the v-ditch. For culverts being replaced, the old culvert will be removed with a back-hoe and the area will be cleared to ensure proper flow and the area will be backfilled. Riprap will be replaced on both ends of culverts. DFD staff will also re-grade the secondary access road that runs from the guard shack to 335 feet into the right fork of the road to the fish facility. The area around the guard shack will also have AB reapplied. A water truck will be used to pre-wet the road and control dust as prepared for road base. A grader will be used to cut road to grade and dpsreading road base. A smooth drum roller will be utilized for compaction of the road base along the length of the road. Staging will occur at existing turnouts. All works is within DWR right of way.