RTI Infrastructure, Inc. Manchester Subsea Cables Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Lands Commission, California (California State Lands Commission)
Document Title
RTI Infrastructure, Inc. Manchester Subsea Cables Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination

Document Description
The Project would install subsea fiber optic cables for telecommunication services connecting California to four different locations in Asia and Australia. The Project includes installation of structures on land (terrestrial) and in ocean (marine) just north of unincorporated town of Manchester, Mendocino County. The Project involves installing four 5- to 6-inch-diameter steel conduits offshore, primarily through horizontal directional drilling extending approximately 0.6 miles offshore from an onshore landing site and installing approximately 10 miles of underground conduits onshore on both sides of the State Route 1 and other public roads to one of three cable landing stations in Manchester. The State Lands Commission action is an approval of a 25-year General Lease - Right of Way through 2044.

Contact Information
Al Franzoia
California State Lands Commision
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825-8202

Phone : (916) 574-1900


Other Location Info
20 acres, more or less, of sovereign land in the Pacific Ocean, near Manchester, Mendocino County

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California State Lands Commission
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination
2019049159   PDF 819 K

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