California Aqueduct MP 71.27L Communications Cable Testing and Repair

Summary

SCH Number
2018108027
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
California Aqueduct MP 71.27L Communications Cable Testing and Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
B&B Communications will excavate, inspect, test, and possibly replace the existing DWR communication cable splice case at MP 71.27L. About 3 cubic yards will be excavated from an approx. 5-foot-wide by 5-foot-long by 3-foot-deep area. Once the area is excavated, the cable splice case will be inspected for corrosion and the cable will be tested. The existing splice case will be removed and a new one will be installed using hand tools. If the cable needs to be replaced, up to 330 feet upstream and downstream of the splice case will be excavated to remove and replace the cable. Once work is complete, the excavated area will be backfilled and compacted and the area will recontoured to its original conditions.

Contact Information
Brandon Silva
California Department of Water Resources
31770 Gonzaga Road
Gustine, CA 95322

209.827.5132

Location

Counties
Merced
Cross Streets
.45 miles east of Santa Nella Road and the Aqueduct
Other Information
Left side of California Aqueduct at MP 71.27

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves locating, testing, and possibly repairing and existing communication line in the DWR right of way. This work will not increase in the use of the communication line.
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