Pacific Power Maintenance Activities, Encroachment Permit # 0222-6UC-1057


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT)
Document Title
Pacific Power Maintenance Activities, Encroachment Permit # 0222-6UC-1057
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Pacific Power is proposing to perform maintenance activities along an existing distribution line in the State Route 96 right-of-way (ROW) between 41.18 and 41.78 in Siskiyou County. Maintenance activities include overhead reconductoring at five highway crossing locations, relocation of three existing utility poles, replacement of seven structures, installation of two structures (support poles), and the addition/removal and/or replacement of anchors and guy wires. The purpose of the project is to maintain public safety and provide reliable services to area customers. To facilitate maintenance activities, traffic control would be performed during the proposed work. Caltrans would issue an encroachment permit to allow for the proposed work to occur within State right-of-way.

Contact Information

John Luper
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Job Title
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
SR 96, PM 41.18 to 41.78

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The California Department of Transportation has determined that the project is categorically exempt in accordance with Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) Class 1 – Operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical support, or topographic features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. The project would have no significant impact on the environment.


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