AMPORTS Port of Benicia Wharf Permanent Pier Reconstruction


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB)
Document Title
AMPORTS Port of Benicia Wharf Permanent Pier Reconstruction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project purpose is to repair the fire-damaged Port of Benicia Wharf and restore export capacity. Project activities include: 1) demolishing the damaged wharf deck supports of the petroleum coke ship-loader structure; 2) replacing 10,530 square feet (sq ft) of wooden creosote deck with a reinforced concrete deck; 3) replacing 13,340 sq ft of wooden trestle with thirty-three 42-inch (in) concrete piles; 4) replacing in kind the wharf deck near storage silos damaged by fire; 5) replacing the fire suppression system; 6) replacing supporting elements of the ship-loader structure; and 7) installing sixty-two 24-in high-density polyethylene (HDPE) composite fender piles while repairing concrete pile sleeves and testing additional piles for stability.

Contact Information

Erin Fairley
Agency Name
SF Bay Water Board
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Alicia L. Pisani
Agency Name
SF Bay Waterboards
Job Title
Scientific Aid (Administrative Contact)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco Bay Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2, B; Cal. Code Regs. tit. 14 § 15302
Reasons for Exemption
The Project will replace a fire-damaged commercial facility with a new, updated structure of similar size, purpose, and capacity. The Project does not propose any substantial expansions of existing or former uses.
County Clerk


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