California Aqueduct Milepost 66.71L Geotechnical Borings Powerline Expansion

Summary

SCH Number
2018078018
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
California Aqueduct Milepost 66.71L Geotechnical Borings Powerline Expansion
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/2/2018

Document Description
Terracon requests encroachment permission from DWR to conduct geotechnical soil sampling for a future expansion of a highpower line in the DWR right-of-way. Samples will be collected using a drill rig. One borehole will be drilled at an appropriate location within an area 100 feet upstream and downstream from Check 12 and between the Aqueduct and fence marking the extent of the DWR ROW. The exact location of the boring will be determined by Terracon personalle, but will avoidany sensitive environmental resources. Soil samples will be extracted every 5 feet during drilling. Once the samples have been collected, the borehole will be backfilled per drilling specifications. Terracon will benefit.

Contact Information

California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814


Location

Counties
Merced
Cross Streets
McCabe Rd
Other Information
Milepost 66.71L

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15305(b)
Reasons for Exemption
DWR will issue an encroachment permit to Terracon to drill one explaoratory borehole in the DWR ROW in the vivinity of MP 66.71L. Minor alterations of land may occur, but not in areas where the slope exceeds 20%.
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