Bald Mountain Fire Road - Post Wildfire Culvert Erosion Controls


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Bald Mountain Fire Road - Post Wildfire Culvert Erosion Controls
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Rehabilitate seven (7) culvert outfalls along Bald Mountain Fire Road in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park to reduce erosion and impacts to resources. At each of the seven (7) culvert sites, work will include a combination of the following to address site-specific needs: • Excavate eroded channels as necessary to re-shape the area for culvert extenders and erosion control work;• Use 12" and smaller rock to armor the existing erosion trenches; • Install rock-lined swales and check dams; • Install 12" or 15" galvanized steel culvert extenders downslope ( size to match existing culvert); • Excavate 5' wide, by 18" deep, by 4 to 30 feet long ( depending on the conditions at each site) at the new culvert outlets; • Install rock energy dissipaters in the excavated areas at culvert outlets; and • Re-use any excavated soils onsite as fill for scour pits.

Contact Information

Cyndy Shafer
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation - Bay Area District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 2, & 4 - Class 1, 2 & 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public facilities involving no expansion of use beyond current levels, included as "Trail or road repairs" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR § 15300.4; the replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced; and the minor public alteration in the condition of land which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


Notice of Exemption

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