Lower Klamath Overlay


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
Lower Klamath Overlay
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), utilizing State Funds only, is proposing to restore State Route 96 in Siskiyou County from PM 28.0 to 34.5 to a condition that requires minimal maintenance. This Highway Maintenance (HM) dollar job would apply a 0.10' overlay with isolated dig outs over approximately 6.5 miles on State Route 96 in Siskiyou County (PM 28.0/34.5).

Contact Information

Salar Shammas Esfahani
Agency Name
Caltrans D2 Environmental
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Happy Camp
Northern California
Other Location Info
Multiple locations are available for staging/stockpiling use. No grading and/or site preparation will occur. Approved staging locations include: PM 28.41 EB, PM 28.56 EB, PM 29.34 EB, PM 29.55 EB, PM 30.13 EB, PM 30.19 EB, PM 30.42 WB, PM 31.29 EB, PM 32.42 EB, PM 32.71 EB, PM 33.07 EB, PM 33.23 EB, PM 33.95 EB, PM 34.67 EB.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities, Section 15301, Class 1C
Reasons for Exemption
The California Department of Transportation has determined the project to be categorically exempt in accordance with section 15301 (Existing Facilities). Class 1 consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. Caltrans has determined that this project would have negligible or no expansion of existing or former use, and would have no significant effect on the environment.
County Clerk


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