Geotechnical Testing for El Capitan Creek Embankment Repairs


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Geotechnical Testing for El Capitan Creek Embankment Repairs
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Southern Service Center

Document Description
This is a proposal to perform a geotechnical investigation for the proposed repair/replacement of existing "GeoWeb" retaining walls along El Capitan Creek at El Capitan State Beach in Santa Barbara County, California. State Parks plans to repair the embankment failures at the two locations to continue to protect the road and an existing waterline within the roadway. The purpose of the proposed geotechnical investigation will be to evaluate the subsurface conditions at the current and proposed lift station sites and provide geotechnical recommendations for the project as presently proposed. The geotechnical investigation will include a field exploration program, geotechnical laboratory testing, engineering analysis and report preparation.

Contact Information
Bethany Weisberg
California State Parks
2797 Truxtun Rd
San Diego, CA 92106

Phone : (619) 221-4371


Santa Barbara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 6, Section: 15306
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impact to the environment isanticipated in compliance with CEQA & 15300.4. If the project is implemented as indicated within theProject Evaluation From, then it is exempt under CEQA & 15306 - Information Collection. The actionfa lls under the Departmental List of Exempt activities according to CEQA & 15300.4 as defined in theDepartment of Operations Manual, Chapter 0600 as: "Soils and structural engineering tests" (Class 6, Section 15306)


Notice of Exemption
Draft NOE ER-12827 Geotech Testing for Capitan Creek Embankment Repairs Project   PDF 471 K

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