L Street Culvert Repair


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT)
Document Title
L Street Culvert Repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) issued an Emergency Director’s Order to address a sinkhole that has developed under the northbound lanes of HUM 101 PM 78.48 on the corner of L and 5th Street in Eureka, CA. Upon inspection the cause is determined to be a culvert failure with multiple joint separations between the drainage inlet and mainline. The purpose of this project is to repair the failed culvert and restore the roadway to pre-damage condition. This project is needed to prevent or mitigate the loss or impairment of life, health, property, and essential public services. The scope of work includes providing traffic control, repair of failed drainage system and roadway reconstruction. All work will be within the Caltrans right of way.

Contact Information

Morgan Kipf
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
L Street and 5th Street

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
This project will take place within the existing facility. All work is within the state right of way. This project is exempt because it will not have significant impacts to the environment or to cultural or historic properties.


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