CN & CL Transmission Lines Upgrade Project (Project No. 200278)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Imperial Irrigation District
Document Title
CN & CL Transmission Lines Upgrade Project (Project No. 200278)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
he 92 kV CN & CL Lines Upgrade Project consists of reconstructing approximately five (5) circuit miles of wood poles, the reinforcement of one (1) mile of existing double circuit lattice towers and the installation of 3.5 miles of fiber optic cable. The five (5) circuit miles of existing two wood pole single circuit lines running parallel through the same right of way will be replaced with two single circuit, single wood pole design using 1033 kcmil ACSS TW conductor. The one (1) mile of reinforcements to the existing double circuit lattice towers carries two (2) circuit miles which will be re-conductored as well with the same 1033 kcmil ACSS TW conductor. In total between Coachella Valley Substation and Coachella Switching Station there are a total of seven (7) circuit miles of line and will be rebuilt in existing Right of Way.

Contact Information

Donald Vargas
Agency Name
Imperial Irrigation District
Job Title
Environmental Compliance Administrator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Citywide, Countywide
Other Location Info
East of Coachella, CA along Ave 52 from Coachella Switch Station to Coachella Valley Substation.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec.15302 (Class 2)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under Section 15302 (Class 2 exemption) for the reason that it entails the replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced, this exemption includes but is not limited to the replacement or reconstruction of existing utility systems and/or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity.
County Clerk


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