But 99 Clean California Beautification and Safety


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)
Document Title
But 99 Clean California Beautification and Safety
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes to make improvements on State Route (SR) 99 in the City of Chico in response to the Clean California State Beautification Program of 2021 authorized under Assembly Bill 149. The improvements would occur at two locations on SR 99 between post miles (PM) 30.23 and R31.77.The two interchanges in Chico, both of which are high-traffic interchanges that lead to the core downtown area, are devoid of visual enhancements that create a sense of community. The purpose of the proposed project is to advance equity in underserved communities, improve the appearance of the two interchanges, draw attention to Chico's unique identify, and address safety concerns at those interchanges.

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
SR 99
State Highways
SR 99
Other Location Info
State Route (SR) 99 between postmiles (PM) 30.23 and R31.77 in Butte County

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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