1P580: Ebbetts Pass Wayfinding and Interpretive Signage


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Document Title
1P580: Ebbetts Pass Wayfinding and Interpretive Signage
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes installing wayfinding and interpretive signage along Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway. The project will occur on State Route (SR) 4 from post mile (PM) 41.92 to 65.87 in Calaveras County, on SR-4 from PM 0.00 to 31.68 in Alpine County, and on SR-89 from PM 9.96 to 15.30 in Alpine County. The scope of work includes installing confidence markers and other related signs on new or existing signposts. Three gateway monuments will be installed at the western and eastern entrances to Ebbetts Pass. All work will occur within existing Caltrans Right of Way. The purpose of this project is to provide a better navigational and interpretive experience for locals and visitors traveling on Ebbetts Pass. The project is needed to restore a sense of pride in these rural communities and to facilitate visitor understanding, appreciation, and advocacy of the surrounding resources.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Hummel
Agency Name
Job Title
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Alpine, Calaveras
Northern California
State Highways
State Routes 4 & 89
Other Location Info
Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not affect any sensitive species or their habitats, cultural resources, scenic resources, or any other environmentally sensitive resources.
County Clerks
Alpine, Calaveras


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