Santa Clara 17 Bridge Rail Upgrade and Replacement (EA 04-0P970)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Document Title
Santa Clara 17 Bridge Rail Upgrade and Replacement (EA 04-0P970)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project is located at Santa Cruz Undercrossing (Bridge #37-0124L) and Main Street Overcrossing (Bridge #37-0117) on Santa Clara State Route 17 (SR 17) at PM 6.16 and PM 6.55 respectively. The purpose of this project is to upgrade the bridge rails to meet current crash and safety standards to protect the traveling public and enhance bridge rail reliability. The project is needed because the bridge barrier railings of both structures are currently rated POOR in the asset management survey and subject to deterioration unless replaced.

Contact Information

Daniel Chan
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 4
Job Title
Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


Los Gatos
Santa Clara
Citywide, Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
State Highways
State Route 17
Los Gatos High School
Los Gatos Creek
Other Location Info
Coordinate details: PM 6.16 - 37° 13’ 7.0” N, 121° 59’ 11.8” W PM 6.55 - 37° 13’ 17.6” N, 121° 58’ 54.5” W

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
This project qualifies for a Class 1, Section 15301 exemption (repair and maintenance of existing facilities). The project will have no effect on the environment.


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