Bordertown Wildlife Crossings Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019100267
Lead Agency
Caltrans, District 2 - Redding (California Department of Transportation, District 2)
Document Title
Bordertown Wildlife Crossings Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/15/2019

Document Description
The California Department of Transportation, using State funds only, is proposing the Bordertown Wildlife Crossings Project on State Route (SR) 395 in Lassen County from post mile (PM) RO.O to R3.2 and in Sierra County from PM RO.a to R3 .1. The purpose of the project is to reduce the number of deer/vehicle collisions by repairing/improving four existing undercrossing and placing new exclusionary fencing. The project is needed because resident and migratory deer herds regularly cross this portion of SR 395, thus increasing the potential for deer/vehicle collisions. The proposed work would consist of installing new wildlife exclusionary fencing on each side of SR 395 for approximately 5 .2 miles. This would extend the existing wildlife exclusionary fencing south 1.4 miles to the Nevada border and north 1.2 miles toward Hallelujah Junction. In addition, 28 existing one-way deer gates would be removed and up t o 38 wild life escape ramps would be constructed.

Contact Information
Keith Pelfrey
Caltrans, District 2
1657 Riverside Drive
Redding, CA 96001

Phone : (530) 225-2085

Location

Counties
Lassen Sierra
Other Location Info
The proposed project is located on State Route 395 in Lassen county from post mile RO.Oto R3.2 and in Sierra County from post mile RO.Oto R3.1.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303
Reasons for Exemption
The California Department of Transportation has determined the project to be categorically exempt in accordance with Section 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures) Class 3 (e) - Construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; installation of small new equipment and facilities in small structures; and the conversion of existing small structures from one use to another where only minor modifications are made in the exterior of the structure. The project would not have a significant effect on the environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019100267 02-4H810 Bordertown Wildlife Crossings NOE - Signed   PDF 1272 K

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