1N970: Traffic Management System Improvements in Calaveras, Merced, and Tuolumne Counties


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Document Title
1N970: Traffic Management System Improvements in Calaveras, Merced, and Tuolumne Counties
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes upgrading the Traffic Management System (TMS) equipment at various locations: in Calaveras County on SR-49 at Post Mile (PM) 8.33; and in Merced County on SR-99 from PM 26.92 to 27.55, on SR-152 at PM 13.35, and on SR-165 at PM 26.87; and in Tuolumne County on SR-120 at PMs 24.65 and 29.25. The scope of work includes replacement of cabinets and controllers using hand tools and possibly a truck-mounted crane. The existing foundation for the cabinets and/or controllers may also be replaced. All work will occur within Caltrans existing Right of Way. The purpose of this project is to improve real-time communication regarding existing traffic conditions to both Caltrans and the traveling public. The project is needed to ensure safe operation of the State Highway System.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Hummel
Agency Name
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Calaveras, Merced, Tuolumne
Northern California
State Highways
HWYS 49, 99, 120, 152, 165
Other Location Info
CAL/49/8.33; MER/99/26.92/27.55; MER/152/13.35; MER/165/26.87; TUO/120/24.65/29.25

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not affect any sensitive species or their habitats, cultural resources, scenic resources, or any other environmentally sensitive resources.
County Clerk
San Joaquin


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