Temporary Bridge over Cold Springs Creek (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0263- R5)

Summary

SCH Number
2020030156
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 - South Coast, San Diego (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5)
Document Title
Temporary Bridge over Cold Springs Creek (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0263- R5)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/5/2020
Project Applicant
Santa Barbara County Public Works Transportation Divis

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0263-R5, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Santa Barbara County Public Works Transportation Division. The project is to place a temporary bridge structure that will clear span Cold Spring Creek to replace the previously existing low water crossing that was washed out by the 2018 debris flow event. Concrete pad type abutments will be placed on top of the roadway area at East Mountain Drive on both sides of Cold Spring Creek to secure the bridge. The bridge will be placed on top of the abutments by cranes from the roadway. All work will take place from the top of the banks and no work will take place in the stream channel. Equipment used to complete this work will include a concrete truck, cranes, generator, concrete and wood saws, and a dump truck.

Contact Information
Sarah Rains
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (805) 498-2385

Location

Counties
Santa Barbara
Other Location Info
This project is located where East Mountain Drive crosses over Cold Spring Creek approximately 0.25 river mile upstream from Cold Spring Debris Basin in the un-incorporated community of Montecito, County of Santa Barbara, State of California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302
Reasons for Exemption
This project meets the exemption under 15302 because it consists of the replacement of a previously existing structure where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030156_1600-2019-0263-R5 NOE   PDF 365 K

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