EPIMS-HUM-29738-R1C Geotechnical Exploration for the Eel River Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project (EA 01-0A111)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Document Title
EPIMS-HUM-29738-R1C Geotechnical Exploration for the Eel River Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project (EA 01-0A111)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the project is to perform geotechnical exploration to characterize subsurface conditions for the Eel River Bridge seismic retrofit project and aid in the design and construction of a new bridge and retaining wall. Dewatering is not anticipated but may be needed if conditions require. The contractor would be required to prepare and submit a Construction Site Dewatering/Diversion Plan and Aquatic Species Relocation Plan prior to any dewatering.

Contact Information

Greg O'Connell
Agency Name
California Department of Fish & Wildlife
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Rio Dell
Northern California
Cross Streets
State Route 101, between post mile (PM) 53.8 - 54.3 on the Eel River
Parcel #
(PM) 53.8 - 54.3 Hwy 101 Caltrans Right of Way
State Highways
Eel River

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1; California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project is a geotechnical exploration for a pending Eel River Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project. There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, threatened, or rare species or their habitat pursuant to §15065. There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed. The project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects.
County Clerk


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