Sac 5, 51 Clean California Beautification and Safety


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)
Document Title
Sac 5, 51 Clean California Beautification and Safety
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes to make improvements at two interchanges in the City of Sacramento in response to the Clean California State Beautification Program of 2021 authorized under Assembly Bill 149. The retaining walls, structures, and sound wall surfaces have visually deteriorated at the postmiles mentioned above. The proposed project includes the following improvements: Location 1 includes remove existing recycled glass, installing inert material with aesthetic design, metal art, aesthetic fencing that expresses unique attributes of the community identity, updating paint on retaining wall. Location 2 includes installing inert material, aesthetic fencing, painting retaining wall and beneath overcrossing, and repainting sound wall with art/pattern. The purpose of this proposed project is to advance equity for underserved communities by enhancing the appearance of the facilities at two locations in Sacramento and to upgrade cable railing for safety at Location 1.

Contact Information

Rajpreet Bihala
Agency Name
CA Dept of Transportation
Job Title
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Citywide, Countywide, Northern California, Statewide
Cross Streets
Interstate 5, SR 51
Other Location Info
Interstate 5 and SR 51 in Sacramento County at postmiles 22.8-23.5 and 5.2-5.8

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301; Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project meets 15301 criteria consisting of "...the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use."
County Clerk


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