Hills Ferry Road Emergency Repair Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Hills Ferry Road Emergency Repair Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project would include removal of a fallen tree and other debris, grading of the existing embankment along Hills Ferry Road, and installation of rock slope protection and imported fill. The purpose of the project is to repair the existing embankment along Hills Ferry Road, which was washed out during high water flows on September 13 through September 16, 2019. The project is needed to prevent failure of the roadway and to ensure the shoulders along Hills Ferry Road meet safety standards.

Contact Information

Dana Hertfielder
Agency Name
County of Merced Department of Public Works - Road Division
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Hills Ferry Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
15269(b) includes "emergency repairs to publicly or privately owned service facilities necessary to maintain service essential to the public health, safety or welfare." The project would include emergency repairs on Hills Ferry Road. If the roadway is not repaired, the roadway is expected to fail, preventing property and emergency access. Therefore, the project qualifies for this exemption.


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