Emergency Bear Creek Bridge Scour Repair (10-1R760)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Document Title
Emergency Bear Creek Bridge Scour Repair (10-1R760)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes an emergency bridge and embankment scour repair on Bear Creek bridge (No. 40-0003) on State Route 140 at postmile 28.33 in Mariposa County. Work includes removing all unstable material, backfill under abutment, place rock slope protection, water diversion, and revegetation. Partial closure for the side road adjacent to the work area is anticipated. All work will be within Caltrans Right of Way. The purpose of the project is to address the excessive bridge scour along the east abutment to Bear Creek bridge and surrounding creek embankments due to recent storms. The need of this project is to prevent and mitigate the loss or impairment of life, property, or essential public services.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Hummel
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Job Title
Environmental Branch Chief
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California, Unincorporated
Other Location Info
State Route 99 from postmiles R1.5 to R16.0.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
Specific actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency.


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