UPRR Sacramento Subdivision Mile Post 191.40 Bridge Replacem


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB)
Document Title
UPRR Sacramento Subdivision Mile Post 191.40 Bridge Replacem
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed activity will replace a four-span, 61-foot-long timber stringer trestle ballast deck bridge with a four-span, 120-foot long prestressed concrete box girder bridge. The proposed structure includes raising the track five inches to accommodate high flow events. A temporary causeway, consisting of clean fill and three 43-foot long, 48-inch corrugated metal pipes underlain by geotextile fabric, will be constructed to the east of the existing bridge. The temporary causeway will be used to replace the existing bridge structure. Proposed staging areas are located on all four corners of the bridge within the right-of-way. The purpose of the proposed project is to continue and improve passenger and freight rail service in the region by replacing the existing structure that has outlived its useful life.

Contact Information

Lynn Coster
Agency Name
California Regional Water Quality Control Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Steve Cheney
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Section 19, Township 17N, Range 14E, Honcut, CA Latitude: 39.318095° and Longitude: -121.567384°

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project is Statutorily Exempt under CEQA section 15275 because it involves the replacement and reconstruction of passenger service rail lines already in use. The existing four-span bridge has outlived its useful life and is being replaced with a new four-span bridge.


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