Elk to Mendocino Capital Preventative Maintenance Program (CAPM)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT)
Document Title
Elk to Mendocino Capital Preventative Maintenance Program (CAPM)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is proposed a project to repair existing distressed pavement, upgrade existing guardrail and upgrade existing Transportation Management System (TMS) assets between post miles 33.7 and R51.0 along State Route 1 in Mendocino County. The purpose of this project is to preserve roadway pavement that has minor structural distress as determined by the Pavement Condition Survey and to improve safety for motorists. The project is needed to repair existing pavement cracking and surface rutting that cannot be adequately maintained by Highway Maintenance programs and to upgrade existing guardrails within the project area to meet current Caltrans guardrail system standards. This Capital Preventative Maintenance improvement project would include the following activities: rehabilitation of Class II pavement by cold-plane asphalt-concrete dig outs, profile grinding; placement of 0.15 of RHMA-G + 0.10 HMA-A (Leveling Course), placement of shoulder backing, upgrade of existing Metal Beam Guard Rail to Midwest Guardrail System (MGS), upgrade of WB transitions to WB-31 sections, installing nine new inline terminal sections, upgrading existing TMS facilities, replacing sign panels, and replacement of centerline rumble strips from PM 40.33 to 43.41.

Contact Information

Alexandre Balcerzak
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Job Title
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


State Highways
State Route 1
Greenwood Creek; Navarro River; Salmon Creek; Albion River; Big River
Other Location Info
Legal Description: Approximately 34.3 lane miles, in Mendocino County, beginning near Elk, 0.1 mile north of Greenwood Creek to approximately 0.2 miles north of Little Lake Road.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1: Existing Facilities (Section 15301)
Reasons for Exemption
State Route 1 is an existing facility. The proposed project will rehabilitate pavement conditions of an existing roadway, replace or upgrade transition railings, signage, guardrail, transportation management systems, and other facilities and components of within the roadway prism as necessary.


Notice of Exemption

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