Permit No. 19613: Line 103 Pipeline Realignment and Bridge Replacement Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
Permit No. 19613: Line 103 Pipeline Realignment and Bridge Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
To construct a single span prefabricated steel truss pipe crossing bridge across Kern River - Outlet Canal. An existing 6-inch diameter natural gas pipe will be relocated to the new bridge which spans 160 feet long by 7 feet wide.

Contact Information

Jennifer Calles
Agency Name
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California
Other Location Info
The project is located approximately 2.3 miles southeast of the town of Tupman and 0.14 miles northeast of the intersection of Tupman Road and Skyline Road in Kern County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
§§ 15301 and 15302
Reasons for Exemption
Board staff has determined the project is exempt from CEQA under the Class 2, Replacement and Reconstruction; and Class 1, Existing Facilities categorical exemptions (CEQA Guidelines §§ 15302 and 15301), because the proposed activity consists of the removal and replacement of an existing pipe with substantially the same purpose and capacity with no expansion of an existing or former use. Further, none of the exceptions to the exemption in CEQA Guidelines § 15300.2 apply. Please note, the signed 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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