Permit No. 19536: Milepost 255.01 Bridge Replacement Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB)
Document Title
Permit No. 19536: Milepost 255.01 Bridge Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
To replace the existing 8-span, 120-foot long, Timber Stringer Trestle-Ballast Deck (TST-BD) single track railroad bridge crossing Elk Bayou with a 4-span, 120-foot long, Prestressed Concrete Box (PCB) girder bridge. Rip rap to be placed at abutments for erosion control.

Contact Information
Jennifer Calles
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Lead/Public Agency
3310 El Camino Avenue, Suite 170
Sacramento, CA 95821

Phone : (916) 480-5413

Union Pacific Railroad
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The bridge is located approximately 5 miles south of the City of Tulare, approximately 0.3 miles west of State Route 99 between Avenue 196 and Avenue 184 in Tulare County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Board staff has determined that the project is exempt from CEQA under the Class 2, Replacement or Reconstruction categorical exemption (CEQA Guidelines § 15302), because the activity consists of replacement and reconstruction of an existing structure where the new structure will be located on the same site and be substantially the same capacity and purpose. Further, none of the exceptions to the exemption in CEQA Guidelines § 15300.2 apply. Please note, the NOE is not attached. If you would like to request a signed copy of the NOE, please contact Board Staff at:
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