Rattlesnake Slide DO


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2
Document Title
Rattlesnake Slide DO
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is conducting an emergency repair project to address multiple slides that have occurred on SR 96, between post mile (PM) 36.9 and 37.3 in Siskiyou County. The purpose of the project is to prevent the loss or impairment of life, property, and essential services. The slide material will be removed, slope stabilized, and the roadway resurfaced as needed, The catchment area at the toe of the slope will be reestablished.

Contact Information

Emiliano Pro
Agency Name
Caltrans District 2
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
State Highways
Other Location Info
Post miles 36.9-37.3

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. A high potential for additional slides remain with every rain event. Additional slides have the potential to imperil life property and cut off local disadvantaged rural communities from vital services such as, health care, food, and education.


Notice of Exemption

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