CDE-Access Barrier Removal/Fire Lane


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Education
Document Title
CDE-Access Barrier Removal/Fire Lane
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will provide increased ADA access to the a few walkways and a fire access route within theFremont School for the Blind by replacing those walkways and widening a concrete firelane/walkway to a width of 20ft. Work will remove concrete, pavers, landscaping (approx. 3600 sqft), associated irrigation lines, storm drains, light poles, associated electrical lines, walkways (approx. 9000 sqft), and bus shelter/bus map. Work will then install the 20ft wide by 560 ft long accessible walkway/fire lane, install walkways (approx. 9000 sqft), install approx. 8,500 sqft of new landscaping (i.e., plants, new sod), bollards, lighting for walkway, electrical for lighting, storm drains, paint accessible signage, install accessible signage and poles, and reinstalling the bus shelter/map.

Contact Information

Haley Sheddy
Agency Name
General Services
Job Title
Project Director
Contact Types
Parties Undertaking Project

Jennifer Malcolm
Agency Name
Department of Education
Job Title
Construction and Maintenance Supervisor
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


fre, Fremont
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Walnut Avenue and Gallaudet Dr

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 (a) section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
This exemption allows for the operation, repair, maintenance, and minor alterations to existing facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination. The State confirms that no exceptions apply which would preclude the use of an exemption for this project.


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