Southern California Edison Underground Power, Lee Vining


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Caltrans, District 9 - Bishop (California Department of Transportation, District 9)
Document Title
Southern California Edison Underground Power, Lee Vining
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Southern California Edison

Document Description
Southern California Edison will receive a Highway Encroachment Permit from Caltrans to replace an above ground power system with an underground system. Trenching and boring will be the primary ground disturbing activities. Utility poles and cabinets will be removed and/or installed as needed.

Contact Information
Benjamin Downard
Caltrans, Dlstrict 9
500 South Main Street
Bishop, CA 93514

Phone : (760) 920-8897


Lee Vining
Other Location Info
On US Highway 395 in Mono County northwest of the State Route 120 intersection; south of the community of Lee Vining

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Existing power utilities are being replaced with no expansion of services as part of this project/permit. After a review of the project and location it has been determined that no known environmental resources will be impacted by this project. Ground surfaces will be restored to original elevations after construction.


Notice of Exemption
2020040090_NOE for SCE Lee Vining   PDF 1426 K

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