Santa Cruz County Storm Damage at Valencia Road PM 2.43 Repair Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0238-R3)

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Summary

SCH Number
2019048192
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 - Bay Delta, Fairfield (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3)
Document Title
Santa Cruz County Storm Damage at Valencia Road PM 2.43 Repair Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0238-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/14/2020
Project Applicant
County of Santa Cruz Department of Public Works

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0238-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the County of Santa Cruz Department of Public Works. During heavy winter storms of 2016/2017, a landslide damaged an approximately 200-foot long section of Valencia Road when the hillside below the road slumped, with a 50-foot portion of the southbound lane slipping into Valencia Creek and an additional approximately 90-feet of longitudinal pavement cracking associated with the road slumping downward several inches outside the limits of the landslide head scarp. In March 2019, the slumped portion of the embankment slipped out, resulting in an approximately 50-foot long section of road slipping downslope at the location of the longitudinal pavement cracking. Along with soil slumping, land sliding and pavement damage associated with this event, six large redwood trees also fell during the land movement, with their root wads, and associated soil debris falling into the Valencia Creek. The Project will make repairs to the failed road and embankment.

Contact Information
Monica Oey
Department of Fish and Wildlife Bay Delta Region
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
Fairfield, CA 95434

Phone : (707) 428-2088

Location

Coordinates
36°59'48.8"N 122°52'5.2"W
Counties
Santa Cruz
Parcel #
105-171-09, 105-131-42, and 105- 171-12
Township
11S
Range
1E
Section
4
Other Location Info
The project is located at Valencia Creek a tributary to Aptos Creek, in the County of Santa Cruz, State of California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
N/A
Reasons for Exemption
The Project will make repairs to a road that was damaged in an area where a state of emergency was proclaimed by the Governor pursuant to the California Emergency Services Act, commencing with Section 8550 of Government Code.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019048192_NOE 2019-0238   PDF 355 K

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