55th Street 24” Main Trunkline Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
55th Street 24” Main Trunkline Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Notice of Exemption pursuant top CEQA guidelines Section 15302, Class 2 replacement and reconstruction. This document contains a NOE for the 55th St 24" Main Trunk Line Replacement Project, a project map, and a project vicinity map. LADWP seeks to provide a reliable source of water to its customers and is in the midst of a program to replace aging and leaking infrastructure, including the 55th Street 24” Replacement (proposed Project). This project is in response to the 2018 55th St leak which was a catastrophic leak that caused some citizens to evacuate, a boil water notice, and some and property damage. Two new pipes will be installed from Western Ave to Compton Ave. One pipe is a 24" steel pipe that will be replacing 19,500 linear feet of the current 55th St trunk line and the other is a 6-inch ductile iron running along the trunk line that the residents will be tapping off of. Project is expected to take from 2022 to 2027.

Contact Information

Marshall Styers
Agency Name
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Intersection of S Western Ave and 55th St to intersection of Compton Ave and 57th St
Total Acres
19,000 linear ft
State Highways
LA Metro
LAUSD West, LAUSD Central
13, 16
Other Information
Refer to attached maps for further details.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15302, Class 2
Reasons for Exemption
In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act, this project is Categorically Exempt from CEQA review pursuant to Section 15302, Class 2, which consists of replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced, including but not limited to: (c) Replacement or reconstruction of existing utility systems and/or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity. The proposed project meets the requirements of these exemptions; therefore, no further CEQA review is required.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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