SR-116 Sheephouse Creek Major Damage Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Document Title
SR-116 Sheephouse Creek Major Damage Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is located on SR-116 at Sheephouse Creek near Jenner, in Sonoma County, at Post Mile 1.1. The project will sawcut the collapsed wingwall at ground level. The above ground portion of the wingwall will be dismantled using jackhammers or similar equipment, and the wingwall lifted out of the creek using a crane operating from the roadway. The below-ground portion of the wingwall will remain in place.

Contact Information

Juliane Smith
Agency Name
Caltrans District 4
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


State Highways
Other Location Info
Postmile 1.1

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
The project is within Caltrans right-of-way. Access to the project site will occur from the roadway shoulder and crews will access the creek bed on foot to demolish and remove the failed wingwall. All heavy equipment will be restricted to paved surfaces and only personnel and light equipment will be allowed within the creek. Prior to the initiation of construction activities, THVF will be installed along the border of the work area to protect sensitive areas as defined by the project biologist.


Notice of Exemption

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