State Route 55 Broadband Middle Mile Network


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT)
Document Title
State Route 55 Broadband Middle Mile Network
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Caltrans proposes the State Route 55 (SR-55) Broadband Middle Mile Network (BMMN) along SR-55 between State Route 1 and State Route 91 in Orange County. The project includes trenching within the State right-of-way to install conduit, fiber optic cable, hub-hut, vaults, and other underground elements. Approximately 35 vaults in various locations and a hub-hut at the NB I-5 to SB SR-55 loop ramp will be installed. The project purpose is to provide and enhance access and to increase affordability of high-speed Internet for all Californians. The Disturbed Soil Area (DSA) for the proposed project is anticipated to be greater than 1.0 acre therefore a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) will be prepared and implemented to address temporary impacts to water quality. No new right of way will be required.

Contact Information

Gabriela Duran
Agency Name
Caltrans District 12
Job Title
Senior Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin
Southern California
Cross Streets
Along SR-55 from PCH to SR-91

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
No significant impacts
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption

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