Cade/Portuguese Fish Passage - Geotechnical Investigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
Cade/Portuguese Fish Passage - Geotechnical Investigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation plans to conduct a geotechnical investigation prior to constructing new bridges at Cade Creek (PM 43.51) and Portuguese Creek (PM 57.0) on State Route 96 in Siskiyou County. The purpose of the geotechnical investigation is to collect data on subsurface conditions. The geotechnical investigation is needed because the data collected would be used to design the new bridges.

Contact Information

Keith Pelfrey
Agency Name
Caltrans, District 2
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Cade Creek (PM 43.51) and Portuguese Creek (PM 57.0), on State Route 96 (SR 96) in Siskiyou County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The California Department of Transportation has determined the project to be categorically exempt in accordance with Section 15306 (Information Collection) Class 6-Basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. The project would have no significant effect on the environment.


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