Bear Creek Culvert Invert Repair Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0095-R5)

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019029047
Lead Agency
Caltrans, District 5 - San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara (California Department of Transportation, District 5)
Document Title
Bear Creek Culvert Invert Repair Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0095-R5)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
9/16/2020
Project Applicant
California Department of Transportation

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2020-0095-R5, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, California Department of Transportation. The project is being proposed because the existing culvert is failing. The project is limited to (1) the repair of the invert of the existing culvert by paving, (2) constructing fish passage structure to remediate an existing barrier to fish passage, (3) establishing and restoring a temporary construction easement, to include an access road and equipment staging area, from adjacent landowner to access the culvert, (4) the implementation of a temporary stream diversion and dewatering operation within Bear Creek, and (5) restoration of the natural streambed. The construction of the project will result in 0.24 acre of temporary impacts consisting of 0.10 acre perennial stream, 0.06 acre developed/culverted stream, 0.08 California sycamore woodlands (no permanent impacts authorized).

Contact Information
Matthew Chirdon
Department of Fish and Wildlife
3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (858) 467-4201

Location

Counties
Santa Barbara
Other Information
The project is located at Bear Creek, a tributary to Kelley Creek and Santa Ynez River, in Santa Barbara County, State of California. More specifically, the project is located along State Route 154 (SR-154), at Post Mile 21.3. The project site can be located using the following information: Latitude 34.5354, Longitude -119.8617.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
The mitigated negative declaration prepared for the project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency. CDFW’s record of project approval as Responsible Agency is available at CDFW’s regional office.

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2019029047_Bear Creek Culvert Invert Repair   PDF 288 K

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