CHSRA Geotechnical Site Investigations in Central Valley Wye Section


SCH Number
Public Agency
California High Speed Rail Authority
Document Title
CHSRA Geotechnical Site Investigations in Central Valley Wye Section
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Activities include exploratory soil boring, cone penetrating tests, and seismic CPTs within public road rights-of-way. Truck-mounted equipment would drill 5- to 8-inch-diameter boreholes or perform CPTs. Piezometers would be installed in 5 locations for long term groundwater monitoring.

Contact Information

Mark A. McLoughlin
Agency Name
California High Speed Rail Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


State Highways
SR 152
Other Information
27 geotechnical activity locations

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15304,15306
Reasons for Exemption
Consists of geotechnical data collection that will not result in significant effect on the environment. The soil borings and CPTs will be performed on disturbed land surface in public road ROW, will be temporary in duration, and the minor alteration to the land will be restored to its original surface condition.

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