Permit No. 19795- Middle-Mile Broadband Initiative Project – State Route 178 Crossing at Kern River Bridge 50-0278

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Summary

SCH Number
2023070258
Public Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
Permit No. 19795- Middle-Mile Broadband Initiative Project – State Route 178 Crossing at Kern River Bridge 50-0278
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/10/2024
Document Description
To install one (1) 2-inch diameter Fiber Optic Conduit (FOC) with fiber optic cables crossing Kern River (Bridge #50-0278, authorized under Board Permit No. 7106). The FOC will be installed by trenching 2 feet to 6 feet deep (4.2 feet typical depth) on each end of the bridge and will be attached to the bridge deck overhang.

Contact Information

Name
Angela Nguyen-Tan
Agency Name
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Lake Isabella
Counties
Kern
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
The project is located on State Route 178 at 35.549655°N, 118.615601°W, crossing Bridge #50-0278 at Kern River, in the city of Lake Isabella in Kern County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
State Code 201080.51
Reasons for Exemption
The project is statutorily exempt under the provisions of CEQA. The Board’s approval involves issuing an encroachment permit for the installation of a Broadband Network Infrastructure on State Route 178 along the Kern River Bridge 50-278, which is exempt under the statutory exemption of the CEQA Public Resources Code Section 21080.51. The Board's administrative record related to the encroachment permit is available for public review at the Board's office. Please note, the signed NOE is not attached. If you would like to request a signed copy of the NOE, please contact Board staff at: questions@cvflood.ca.gov

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA CCR, Title 14, Sections 15303 and 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt from CEQA under the Class 3, New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures categorical exemption (CEQA CCR, Title 14, Section 15303), because the activity consists of the installation of utility extensions. The project is also exempt under the Class 4, Minor Alterations to Land categorical exemption (CEQA CCR, Title 14, Section 15304), because the project involves minor public alterations in the condition of the land which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, or scenic trees. Further, none of the exceptions to the exemption in CEQA CCR, Title 14, Section 15300.2 apply.
County Clerk
Kern

Attachments

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