1N870: Caldor Fire Emergency Director's Order


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Document Title
1N870: Caldor Fire Emergency Director's Order
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), proposes an emergency Director’s Order project to address damages caused by the Caldor Fire along State Route (SR) 88 between post miles 62.0 and 71.0 in Amador County, and between post miles 0.0 and 2.50 in Alpine County. On 08/17/2021 a Governor’s Proclamation of State of Emergency was signed and on 09/12/2021 a Presidential Disaster Declaration was approved for the Caldor Fire. The scope of work includes removing burnt trees within 100 feet of the roadway centerline and trees beyond that 100-foot limit if they pose a threat to the traveling public, erosion and sediment controls, pavement repairs, and re-establishing drainage ditches. The purpose of the project is to immediately secure exposed slopes, remove hazardous trees, and rectify other damages caused by the fire prior to the upcoming winter season. The project is needed to prevent the loss or impairment of life, property, or essential public services along this section of SR-88.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Hummel
Agency Name
Job Title
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Alpine, Amador
Northern California
State Highways

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
Specific Actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency.
County Clerks
Alpine, Amador


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