West Side Mud Tubs


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
West Side Mud Tubs
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
he California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), using state funds only, is proposing to add a decanting site to an existing Caltrans roadside pullout on State Route (SR) 299 at post mile (PM) 57.50 in Trinity County, California. The proposed work would entail digging a decanting site, approximately 40 feet long by 16 feet wide and 2 feet deep with a sloped entrance. A decanting site is used to deposit water and mud routinely collected when cleaning out culverts along state highways. A decanting site is a similar/compatible use to the current operations of the site.

Contact Information

Carolyn Sullivan
Agency Name
Caltrans, District 2
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The project would occur on State Route (SR) 299 at post mile 57.50 in Trinity County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 -- Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
Caltrans determined that the project is categorically exempt in accordance with section 15301 (Existing Facilities) Class 1 -- consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The project would not have a significant effect on the environment.


Notice of Exemption

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