Middle-Mile Broadband Network (EA 11-4B023 / 1123000028)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
Document Title
Middle-Mile Broadband Network (EA 11-4B023 / 1123000028)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This Middle-Mile Broadband Network (MMBN) project will install the broadband infrastructure along the State Highway System necessary to connect to a third-party–operated Last Mile Broadband Network, which will bring equitable highspeed internet connectivity to homes, businesses, and community institutions.

Contact Information

Marc Baza
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 11
Job Title
Senior Transportation Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Chula Vista, National City, San Diego
San Diego
State Highways
Other Location Info
The project proposes to install broadband conduit and fiber on I-5 from PM R4.628/16.074.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 (PRC 21084; 14 CCR 15300 et seq.)
Reasons for Exemption
Installation of broadband conduit fiber along freeway section with existing infrastructure (conduit and vaults). The action is required in order to implement a project that is part of the California Middle-Mile Broadband Network. The action will take place within Caltrans Right-of-Way and will not involve any significant environmental impacts.
County Clerk
San Diego


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