UPRR Fresno Subdivision MP 59.48 Bridge Replacement Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Document Title
UPRR Fresno Subdivision MP 59.48 Bridge Replacement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the Project is to replace the deteriorating Bridge 59.48 in order to meet UPRR safety and design standards and to comply with Federal Railroad Administration regulations. The Project consists of replacing the existing one-span, 14-foot-long dual-track timber stringer trestle – ballast deck bridge at milepost 59.48 with two corrugated metal pipe (CMP) and one smooth steel pipe (SSP) culverts. The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board has issued a Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification for the project impacts to waters of the state.

Contact Information

Shawn Agarwal
Agency Name
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Job Title
environmental scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Stephen Cheney
Agency Name
Union Pacific Railroad Company
Job Title
Sr. Director Design & Environmental
Contact Types
Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Other Location Info
Located approximately 0.35 mile west of State Route 99

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302 replacement of existing facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of replacing an existing bridge with culverts for railroad crossing. There is negligible expansion of capacity.


Notice of Exemption

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