California Department of Transportation, District 3
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Present Land Use
The project location intersects a semi-rural and light industrial area. Surrounding land uses include grazing land, houses with large parcels, gas stations, car towing etc.
This project proposes to widen the shoulder and improve drainage facilities on the North side of State Route 49 from post miles 10.70 to 11.07. The shoulder will be widened between the project limits to 4ft wide. The drainage facilities will be improved to prevent flooding into the roadway.
The operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical features, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination is exempt under CEQA Section 15301-Existing Facilities.