West Tracy Fault Cone Penetration Testing

Summary

SCH Number
2019110585
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
West Tracy Fault Cone Penetration Testing
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/26/2019
Project Applicant
Department of Water Resources

Document Description
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR), Division of Engineering (DOE). Project Geology Section, proposes to conduct Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) work at eight locations along a transect perpendicular to the West Tracy Fault. At each CPT location, a cone-tipped rod with a diameter of 1.72 inches will be pushed through the ground to measure various parameters including tip resistance, side friction, pore pressure, inclination, and shear wave velocity of the soil layers. The rod will be advanced to a depth of 100 to 150 feet below the soil surface.

Contact Information
Don Hoirup
Department of Water Resources
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 376-9890

Location

Coordinates
37°51'36"N 121°37'20.86"W
Cities
Byron
Counties
Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Byron Highway

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Information Collection Class 6, Section 15306, 14CCR
Reasons for Exemption
Class 6 Categorical Exemption per CEQA Guidelines Section 15306: Information Collection exempts actions that will be used for data collection and resource evaluation. DWR has evaluated the project footprint, species occurrences and proposed work to produce environmental documents for cultural and biological resources. DWR has determined the project will not result in significant impacts.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019110585 West Tracy   PDF 676 K

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