Fish Creek Fish Passage Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT)
Document Title
Fish Creek Fish Passage Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
State Highway

Document Description
The project proposes to remove the undersized reinforced concrete box (RCB) and replace it with a 32-foot-wide by 42-foot-long bridge to remediate the fish passage barrier. The project would include retaining wall installation, construction of a 42-foot bridge that fully spans Fish Creek and stream channel restoration. The project location is the Fish Creek stream crossing on State Route (SR) 254 (Avenue of the Giants) at post mile 4.18, located near Miranda in Humboldt County, California.

Contact Information
Laurel Osborn
California Department of Transportation
Lead/Public Agency
1656 Union Street
Eureka , CA 95501

Phone : (707) 492-4064


Miranda, CA
Northern California
Cross Streets
State Route 254 Post Mile 4.18
State Highways
State Route 254
Fish Creek, South Fork Eel River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Transportation:Highway/Freeway (Fish Passage Remediation)
Local Action
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Energy Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mandatory Findings of Significance Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Utilities/Service Systems Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) California Transportation Commission (CATC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Fish Creek DED signed with appendices   PDF 8572 K Fish Creek Fish Passage Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 591 K NOI 0E790 Fish Creek Fish Passage   PDF 269 K
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
NOC   PDF 244 K

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