Alhambra Creek Bank Stabilization Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0240- R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Alhambra Creek Bank Stabilization Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0240- R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2020-0240-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to City of Martinez. The project is limited to: Site 1: The removal of a 20-foot tall, 50-foot long compromised sack concrete stacked wall and the subsequent installation of a 10-foot tall, 54-foot long steel sheet pilings wall. The removal of one non-native palm tree and the planting of a 15-gallon native willow tree. Site 2: The repair of an existing damaged 8-foot, 18-inch diameter corrugated steel outfall pipe with a 16-foot, 18- inch diameter cement reinforced pipe. The bank therein will be stabilized post repair using rock slope protection, willow stakes, and hydroseeding.

Contact Information

Andrew Chambers
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife Bay Delta Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Other Location Info
The project is located at Alhambra Creek, tributary to Carquinez Strait, in the City of Martinez within the County of Contra Costa, State of California: Site 1: Located at Escobar Street Bridge; Latitude 38.017613, Longitude -122.13738; Assessor’s Parcel Number 373-191-001-8. Site 2: Located at 1437 Estudillo Street; Latitude 38.013079, Longitude -122.13217; Assessor’s Parcel Number 373-313-007-0.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15301(d)
Reasons for Exemption
Project undertaken to restore flood capacity of Alhambra Creek flood terrace damaged during the floods of January 2017, which was declared a state of emergency by the Governor. Restoration or rehabilitation of deteriorated or damaged structures, and facilities needed to meet public health and safety by the means of minor alteration and negligible expansion.


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