1L830: SR-49 & Chowchilla Mountain Road Intersection Lighting


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Document Title
1L830: SR-49 & Chowchilla Mountain Road Intersection Lighting
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes installing new lighting at the intersection of Chowchilla Mountain Road and State Route (SR) 49 at post mile 5.16, in Mariposa County. The scope of work includes installing two new light poles, a new service cabinet/pedestal, and establishing an electrical connection at either an existing utility pole at the northern end of the project limits or at a new utility pole that will be installed at the southern end of the project limits. Conduit will be installed to run from the service cabinet to each light pole and the utility pole. A Temporary Construction Easement (TCE) may be required. The purpose of this project is to improve visibility, especially at night, at the intersection of Chowchilla Mountain Rd. and SR-49. The project is needed to reduce the number and severity of traffic accidents at this intersection.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Cross Streets
Chowchilla Mountain Road
State Highways
State Route (SR) 49
Other Location Info
Post Mile 5.16

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 Clerk


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