HUM 299 snowstorm damage repair


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT)
Document Title
HUM 299 snowstorm damage repair
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) issued a Director’s Order for emergency work pertaining to damage caused by a series of winter storms from December 10 – 21 2021 that brought record breaking rain, snowfall and winds. A State of CA emergency proclamation was issued for these storms on 12/30/2021. TThe scope of work includes hazardous trees removal, guardrail repairs, sign repairs, fencing repairs, drainage system repairs, roadside drainage repairs and other repairs to roadway items as required. A certified arborist will be onsite to assess the trees and determine which ones will be removed. A drainage culvert downdrain at post mile 20.58 on HUM 299 was also damaged during this storm and will be addressed as part of this project. The existing downdrain will be removed and replaced with rock slope protection (RSP).This project is needed to prevent and mitigate the loss or impairment of life, health, property, and essential services. The purpose of this project is to keep the roadway safely open to the public and repair the location to pre damage conditions.

Contact Information

Laurel Osborn
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Humboldt, Trinity
Cross Streets
State Route 299
State Highways
State Route 299

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Declared Emergency
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(3); 15269(a)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it will not have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances, it does not damage a scenic resource, it is not on the "Cortese List", there will not be significant adverse impacts on endangered, rare, or threatened species or their habitat, and it does not cause a substantial adverse change in the significance of historical resources.
County Clerks
Humboldt, Trinity


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