Bishop Creek Canal Bridge Replacements Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0175-R6)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 (CDFW)
Document Title
Bishop Creek Canal Bridge Replacements Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0175-R6)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2017-0175-R6, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the Los Angeles Department of Water and power, represented by Mr. Clarence Martin, 300 Mandich Street, Bishop, CA 93514 (Permittee). The project is limited to the replacement of the South Fork Bishop Creek Bridge adjacent to the Bishop Creek canal, and the replacement of the Bishop Creek Canal Bridge at the A-1 Drain. Access to work areas will occur along the existing roadways, and no equipment will be placed within CDFW-jurisdiction. Equipment staging and maintenance areas will be located on existing paved areas, nesting bird surveys will be implemented prior to any vegetation disturbance. The project will result in temporary impacts of 0.062 acres to the canal bank and temporary water diversion.

Contact Information
Scott Wilson
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
Lead/Public Agency
Inland Deserts Region 3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite C-220
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (760) 200-9394


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Other Location Info
Location Specific: The project is located on the Bishop Breek Canal, a tributary to the Collins Road Canal and the Owens River, approximately one mile east of the City of Bishop, Inyo County, California.
Other Information
Note: See NOE for full details.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Tit. 14, Sec. 15302, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Class 2, S15302, Replacement or reconstruction- the Project will result in the reconstruction of the existing facilities, without substantially altering the facility footprint; Class 4, S15304, Minor Alterations to Land- the Project will result in minimal impacts to the condition of the land.

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