The Wildlands Conservancy Big Mill Creek Culvert Crossing, Caltrans Encroachment Permit #0223-6SV-0081


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
The Wildlands Conservancy Big Mill Creek Culvert Crossing, Caltrans Encroachment Permit #0223-6SV-0081
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Wildlands Conservancy in cooperation with California Trout propose to geotechnical work in the State Route 3 right of way. The work would involve 1) Six drilling soil borings on the highway shoulder, to a total depth of 50 feet, for the purposes of sampling, and 2) surveying transects across the existing culvert and perpendicular to the highway using ground-penetrating radar.

Contact Information

Eric Rulison
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
The site is on State Route 3 at post mile 6.5 where Big Mill Creek Crosses the highway, in Siskiyou Co.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15306 (Information Collection)
Reasons for Exemption
Caltrans has determined the project to be categorically exempt in accordance with Section 15306 (Information Collection) Class 6 - Basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. The project would have no significant effect on the environment.


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