A break in a storm drain and multiple rain storms caused a sink hole.to form (in landscaped area adjacent to sidewalk). The project will replace approx. 80 linear feet of existing 24" corrugated metal storm drain with 24" HOPE storm drain. The existing concrete headwall will also be replaced. No native vegetation will be
disturbed; all landscaping will be replaced in kind following construction.
near the intersection of Voigt Dr. and Hopkins Lane
UC San Diego West Campus (La Jolla)
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
Categorical Exemption S: 15302(c)
The project involves emergency repair to correct and fill in a sink hole that is a risk to public safety (located adjacent to a heavily-used pedestrian and bikeway). The project will in-kind replace an existing storm drain to correct the problem and prevent sink holes from forming in the future.