Fresno Subdivision MP 70.56 Bridge Repair Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Document Title
Fresno Subdivision MP 70.56 Bridge Repair Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project consists of replacing the existing UPRR bridge over the Mokelumne River with a 14-span, 436-foot long bridge with Prestressed Concrete Box (PCB) Girders that will be installed on existing steel H-pile pier bents. Four existing H-pile bents in the low-water channel near the north end of the bridge will be encased in concrete, and 3 abandoned concrete pier bents will be removed, including two abandoned bents that are below the ordinary high water mark (OHWM) of the Mokelumne River. The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board issued a Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification for the project impacts to waters of the state.

Contact Information

Shawn Agarwal
Agency Name
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Job Title
environmental scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Stephen Cheney
Agency Name
Union Pacific Railroad Company
Job Title
Sr. Director Design & Environmental
Contact Types
Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


San Joaquin
Other Location Info
Intersection of E Turner Road and railroad tracks

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302 replacement of existing facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves replacing an existing structurally deficient bridge with a new span bridge.


Notice of Exemption

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