Permit No. 19531: Union Pacific Railroad - Valley Subdivision Milepost 203.65 Bridge Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
Permit No. 19531: Union Pacific Railroad - Valley Subdivision Milepost 203.65 Bridge Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Approval of Permit No. 19531, under California Code of Regulations, Title 23, Article 3, Section 6, for work within an adopted plan of flood control: To replace an existing single-track, 3-span, 180-foot long, deck plate girder open deck bridge on steel cylinder piers and stone abutments with a single-track, 4-span, 252-foot long bridge. The new bridge will consist of three 69-foot beam span (BM) ballast deck-bridge girders, and one 45-foot pre-stressed concrete box (PCB) girder span on drilled shafts bents with concrete bent caps. The abutments will be supported by steel H-piles with riprap for erosion control. For access and construction purposes, a temporary access route and two temporary work bridges, one on each side of the bridge, are proposed.

Contact Information

Itzia Rivera
Agency Name
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
The project is located where the existing UPRR line spans Deer Creek, approximately 2.5-miles upstream of the confluence with the Sacramento River and approximately 0.5-miles north of the community of Vina, in Tehama County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Board staff has determined the project is exempt from CEQA under the Class 2, Replacement or Reconstruction categorical exemption (CEQA Guidelines § 15302), because the proposed activity consists of the removal and replacement of a UPRR bridge with substantially the same size, purpose, and capacity. Further, none of the exceptions to the exemption in CEQA Guidelines § 15300.2 apply. Please note, a signed copy of the NOE is not attached. If you would like to request a signed copy of the NOE, please contact Board Staff at:


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