10-1R290 Valley Springs SR-26 Emergency Culvert Replacement Project - RGP 8


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Document Title
10-1R290 Valley Springs SR-26 Emergency Culvert Replacement Project - RGP 8
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The 0.21-acre Project consisted of replacing existing culverts that have failed along State Route (SR) 26 at four locations. On January 16, 2023, a high intensity rainstorm passed through Valley Springs, in Calaveras County. Excessive runoff from the watershed overwhelmed four culvert systems. The excessive pressure in the culverts caused pipe joints to fail under the roadway.

Contact Information

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

Tanya Sanguinetti
Agency Name
CA Department of Transportation District 10
Job Title
Project Manager
Contact Types
Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Other Location Info
located on SR 26 at post mile 9.54 and 9.55 in Calaveras County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This emergency project required urgent action to perform the recommended repair work to prevent further slope failures, loss of roadway and drainage features. This project was needed immediate impairment of life, health, property, and essential services.


Notice of Exemption

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