Physical Sciences District Pathways 2


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California, Davis
Document Title
Physical Sciences District Pathways 2
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Physical Sciences District Pathways 2 project proposes to reconstruct and realign bicycle and pedestrian pathways between Bainer Hall and Chemistry Building. The project will remove the current asphalt roadway, curbs, walkways, trees, irrigation and bike parking. Proposed improvements include a new bike traffic circle, enhanced crosswalk markings and landscaping. The new asphalt road will be installed to support fire truck access. The project also installs new landscaping and irrigation system. Existing light fixtures will be relocated, and site drain inlets and utility boxes will be modified to support existing utilities in the area.

Contact Information

Matt Dulcich
Agency Name
University of California, Davis
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, 15301
Reasons for Exemption
This project will reconstruct pedestrian and bicycle facilities with little expansion of current use. This project qualifies as categorically exempt under Exemption Class 1 of the Guidelines for the Implementation to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). This exemption applies to the operation, repair, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities or mechanical equipment, and existing sidewalks, streets, bicycle and pedestrian facilities involving negligible or no expansion of the existing use. In addition, none of the exceptions for application of a categorical exemption apply to this project.


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