Benny's Bluff Slide DO

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SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2
Document Title
Benny's Bluff Slide DO
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), will excavate and bench an unstable slope that is the source of a rockslide. The rockslide started on 1/3/2021 and rockfall is imminent with every rain event and poses a significant safety issue for traffic below

Contact Information
Emiliano Pro
Caltrans District 2
Lead/Public Agency
1657 Riverside Drive
Redding, CA 96001

Phone : (530) 945-4323


State Highways
Other Location Info
SR 96 post mile 33.08

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15269 (d)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is an emergency repair to a public highway to maintain safe essential travel for the motoring public. The project is an emergency because of the high potential for a slide with every rain event. A slide onto the roadway would imperil life and property and cut off local disadvantaged rural communities from vital services such as, health care, food, and education.


Notice of Exemption
02-2J460_NOE   PDF 116 K

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