0124 PG&E Encroachment Permit

Summary

SCH Number
2021050283
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
0124 PG&E Encroachment Permit
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/13/2021

Document Description
Pacific Gas & Electric is proposing to replace Transmission pole #008/004, a 50' pole with a 60' H1 LDSP pole set 12' deep. Frame pole TPD-11' arm, with 17' separation to the nearby 12kV line. Overhead conductors will be temporarily suspended across Highway 70 while the pole is replaced. The pole to be replaced is located inside the State ROW. A helicopter will be used to set the pole, the helicopter will fly over State Route 70 with the pole suspended. The work to be performed will occur in tier 2/3 High Fire Threat District. The California Department of Transportation would issue an encroachment permit to allow for the proposed work to occur within the limits of the State Right of Way.

Contact Information
Emiliano Pro
Caltrans
Lead/Public Agency / Responsible Agency
1030 Butte Street
Redding, CA 96002

Phone : (530) 945-4323
emiliano.pro@dot.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Belden
Counties
Plumas
Regions
Northern California
Cross Streets
Caribou Road 0.29 miles North West
State Highways
State Route 70

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Emergency Project (Sec. 21080 (b)(4); 15269(b)(c))
Reasons for Exemption
The CEQA lead agency determined that the project would be Statutorily exempt according to, Section 15269; Emergency Projects, subsections (b) and (c), this work is exempt from the requirements of CEQA. This work is in support of PG&E's Wildfire Safety Plan (WSP) and Community Wildfire Safety Program (CWSP) for Electric Distribution and Transmission, as required by the Federal Judges' Mandate No. CR-14-0175 and the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California (CPUC) Order Instituting Rulemaking 18-10-007 to Implement Plans pursuant to Senate Bill 901 (2018). The California Department of Transportation would issue an encroachment permit to allow for the proposed work to occur within the limits of the State Right of Way. The work proposed to occur within the State Right of Way would not have a significant impact on the environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE SIGNED   PDF 105 K

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