UPRR Valley Subdivision Mile Post 310.34 Bridge Replacement Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020080240
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 - Redding (California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 )
Document Title
UPRR Valley Subdivision Mile Post 310.34 Bridge Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/14/2020
Project Applicant
Union Pacific Railroad

Document Description
The purpose of the project is to replace the existing 1-span, 163-foot-long through truss pinned open deck bridge. The existing bridge, constructed in 1929, has outlived its useful life and must be replaced for continued and improved passenger and freight rail service in the region. The bridge was damaged as the result of a derailment in 2017 and underwent emergency repairs and rehabilitation. For these reasons, bridge replacement is required for continued service on the Valley Subdivision.

Contact Information
Lynn Coster
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
364 Knollcrest Drive, #205
Redding, CA 96002

Phone : (530) 224-2437
Lynn.Coster@waterboards.ca.gov

Location

Coordinates
41°4'47"N 122°21'5.3"W
Cities
Castella
Counties
Shasta
Regions
Northern California

Notice of Exemption

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

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE 5A45CR00595 UPRR Valley Subdivision Mile Post 310   PDF 435 K

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