Craig Access Road Emergency Bridge Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Document Title
Craig Access Road Emergency Bridge Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
roadway within foothill residential/timber mountain

Document Description
Emergency replacement of two 12-ft-wide railcar bridges destroyed in the Bear Fire. Bridges are needed to provide emergency, fire recovery, and landowner access over Oregon Gulch (an intermittent stream). First bridge will be replaced with a 16 ft. free-span bridge to meet County and CalFire requirements, with abutments placed behind (roadside of) the existing abutments. Second bridge, located on the DWR access portion of the road, will be replaced with a railcar bridge using the existing bridge abutments.

Contact Information
Amy Lyons
CA Department of Water Resources
Lead/Public Agency
2440 Main Street
Red Bluff, CA 96080

Phone : (530) 528-7439

CA Department of Water Resources
Project Applicant


Northern California
Cross Streets
Lumpkin Road
Oregon Gulch, tributary to Lake Oroville
Other Information
Lat/Long: Bridge 1: 39.5549, -121.3519; Bridge 2: 39.5451, -121.3868

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
Emergency bridge replacement is required to mitigate damage (restore emergency, fire recovery, and landowner access) caused by the Bear Fire. The project will not result in any significant environmental impacts.


Notice of Exemption
NOE_Craig_Access_Road   PDF 103 K

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