Modoc National Forest Encroachment Permit (0222-NRP-0008)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
Modoc National Forest Encroachment Permit (0222-NRP-0008)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
U.S. Forest Service is seeking approval to construct a new temporary road connection to HWY 139 at Post Mile 17.7. The road would be a Type D connection with a wearing surface of cinder and a Texas style gate (wire gate). This proposal would allow log trucks and chip vans to access timber landings. Gate would be installed at fence-line and fence would be repaired after use. The road would be closed off after use.

Contact Information

Davis Ferguson
Agency Name
Job Title
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
State Highways
State Route 139 Post Mile 17.70

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 Class - 1(b). Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The California Department of Transportation has determined that the project is categorically exempt in accordance with Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) Class 1 -- Operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical support, or topographic features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The project would have no significant impact on the environment.


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