Combination and Parking ADA Upgrades – Geotech Investigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Combination and Parking ADA Upgrades – Geotech Investigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct geotechnical investigations at Benicia State Recreation Area to identify soil conditions around the existing pavement areas, sidewalks and combination/restroom buildings to guide the work of improving and/or replacing these features during additional proposed renovation, replacement and/or expansion work. Work will use a truck-mounted drill, equipped with hollow-stem augers and/or mud rotary drilling equipment to drill up to seven (7) exploratory borings in the vicinity of existing structure locations. Borings will range from 5-ft to 15-ft in depth and representative soil samples will be recorded for future analysis. Borings will be back filled with excavated materials or neat cement grout. Excess materials from the borings will be dispersed on-site as directed by District staff.

Contact Information

Monica L. Aleman
Agency Name
California State Parks
Job Title
Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
Interstate 780 and West K Street
State Highways
Interstate 780
Southampton Bay
Other Location Info
Benicia State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 4 & 6 Section: 15301, 15304 & 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not include the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees, and consists of basic data collection, research and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource, and is included as “Resource management projects” and “soils and structural engineering tests” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4.


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