SIS - 89 Vegetation Management Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2
Document Title
SIS - 89 Vegetation Management Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation, using state funding proposes to implement a vegetation management project along State Route (SR) 89. The limits of work are comprised of four segments of SR 89 between Interstate 5 and the community of McCloud. The purpose of the project is to improve public safety by establishing defensible space along the highway. The project is needed to maximize traffic flow for all modes of transportation during emergency operations and manage roadside vegetation. Additionally, the project would improve line of sight for animal crossings and allow solar radiation to reduce ice and snow accumulation.

Contact Information

Julie McFall
Agency Name
Caltrans District 2
Job Title
Senior Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
State Highways
Other Location Info
post miles 24.5 - 28.14, 28.95-29.25, 30.26-32.05, and 33.81-34.30

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 Class 1 (h)
Reasons for Exemption
Caltrans has determined that the project is categorically exempt in accordance with Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) Class 1 (h) and has been determined to not have a significant effect on the environment and is not an expansion of use. The project is a native growth vegetation management project in an area of high fire severity zone and a wildland urban interface.


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