Hillclimb Facility Road Improvements


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Hillclimb Facility Road Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Department of Parks and Recreation

Document Description
Project will complete improvements to the Middle Track Trail and install fencing at Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area to improve user safety and increase surface stability. Work will: • Use a bulldozer and an excavator to widen approx. 1,715' of Middle Track Trail from 10' to 14', widen 779' of unnamed trail from 6' to 14', and create 163' of new trail to reroute/reshape a sharp curve; • Use a dump truck to place approx. 550 yd^3 of aggregate base and use a bulldozer and excavator to spread the aggregate to approx. 8" deep; • Use a roller to compact the aggregate on the trail surface; • Use a bulldozer and a hydro seeder to return natural contour and rehabilitate approx. 466' of Middle Track Trail; • Use hand tools to excavate approx. 72 holes (totaling approx. 72 ft^2 of ground disturbance and 216 ft^3 of excavated material) to install 24 H-braces (one every 100') along the trail to install approx. 2,300' of fuel fencing; and • Spread all resultant excavated materials onsite.

Contact Information
Gina Benigno
Department of Parks and Recreation
15751 Tesla Road
Livermore, CA 94550

Phone : (925) 409-8392


San Joaquin
Other Location Info
Carnegie State Vehicle Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures or facilities, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; which are included as "trail or road repairs", "fencing", "trail construction or realignment", and "trail removal" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4.


Notice of Exemption
2020040085_13015_NOE_CVSRA Hillclimb_signed   PDF 167 K FinalCEQA_CVSRA_HillClimb 18   PDF 2970 K

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