Cache Creek and Keene Scales CMS - Geotech boring


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT)
Document Title
Cache Creek and Keene Scales CMS - Geotech boring
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
In support of a proposed project to replace existing changeable message signs (CMS) in Kern County, Caltrans proposes to perform geotechnical boring to assess the subsurface soil structure at two locations on State Route 58 (Cache Creek Scales CMS, PM 81.0; Keene Scales CMS, PM 105.6). One (1) exploratory boring will occur at each location. The maximum depth of the borings will not exceed 60 feet. All work will occur within existing Caltrans right-of-way.

Contact Information

Ryan Spaulding
Agency Name
Caltrans District 9
Job Title
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Unincorporated areas
State Highways
State Route 58: PMs 81.0 & 105.6
Other Location Info
The proposed activities will occur at two locations on State Route 58 in Kern County: postmile 81.0 (Cache Creek) and postmile 105.6 (Keene).

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 15306
Reasons for Exemption
After a review of the proposed project (including project site visits) and with the planned implementation of avoidance and minimization measures, it has been determined that no known environmental resources will be impacted by the project.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption

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