Geotechnical Borings - Capitol Grounds


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of General Services (DGS)
Document Title
Geotechnical Borings - Capitol Grounds
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will perform Geotechnical surface and subsurface investigations to inform future projects on the Capitol grounds of the geotechnical engineering properties including classification of strata and bearing capacity of the soil surrounding the Capitol buildings. Work includes performing up to (7) exploratory borings up to 125 feet deep and 6 to 8 inches in diameter. The borings will be performed using truck-mounted drilling equipment. The work also includes performing up to seven (7) cone penetration test (CPT) soundings up to 75 feet deep and 2 inches in diameter. The CPT soundings are also performed using truck-mounted equipment

Contact Information

Stephanie Coleman
Agency Name
Department of General Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Capitol Grounds between 10th and 12th Street and L and N Streets

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15306(3)
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project consists of basic data collection and resource evaluation activities that will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. It is strictly for information gathering for a project that has not yet been approved, adopted or funded. No historical resources will be disturbed or effected in the collection of the geotechnical data.


Notice of Exemption

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