TD 1239872 Searles 115kV Distribution Deteriorated Pole Replacement Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
TD 1239872 Searles 115kV Distribution Deteriorated Pole Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project consists of removing and replacing two deteriorated wood H-frame transmission structures with in-kind wood poles. The project area includes a 25-foot-radius temporary construction work area around the pole required for excavation, foot traffic, and equipment staging for pole removal and replacement.

Contact Information

Alex Lopez
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Southern California Edison
Contact Types
Project Applicant


San Bernardino
Other Location Info
U.S. Highway 178/Trona Road in San Bernardino County, California, approx. 14.75 miles northeast of the City of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California (35°40'11.90" N, 117°24'57.64" W).

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project is located on an existing electricity line right of way and involves removal and replacement of two transmission structures. The project involves no expansion of use, and no exceptions to the CEQA exemption apply to the activities being approved.


Notice of Exemption

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