SCL 25 Middlemile Broadband Network Project (EA 04-1Y400)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Document Title
SCL 25 Middlemile Broadband Network Project (EA 04-1Y400)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will include the installation of 2.5 miles of broadband infrastructure in Santa Clara County along Route 25. Construction will begin 0.4 miles east of the Route 25/101 separation line and end at the San Benito county line. This project is one section of the statewide commitment to supporting BMMN by delivering 10,000 miles of broadband infrastructure within the State Highway System (SHS). Broadband conduit and fiber, along with the associated underground vaults, will be installed approximately every 2,500 feet. All work will take place within 30 feet of Caltrans right-of-way (ROW). Project impact will be limited to Caltrans ROW along with existing paved surfaces and disturbed shoulders.

Contact Information

Brian Gassner
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 4
Job Title
Environmental Branch Chief
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Santa Clara
Countywide, Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
State Highways
SR 25
Union Pacific Railroad
Pajaro River, Carnadero Creek
Other Location Info
More detailed coordinates: PM 0.0 - 36° 56' 53.0" N, 121° 30' 43.6" W PM 2.5 - 36° 57' 41.0" N, 121° 33' 2.0" W

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
PRC 21080[b]; 14 CCR 15260 et seq.
Reasons for Exemption
Caltrans environmental analysis staff determined this project qualifies for a statutory exemption.


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