Buck's Creek 1102


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)
Document Title
Buck's Creek 1102
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
PG&E is seeking an encroachment permit from Caltrans for the purpose of undergrounding portions of the Bucks Creek 1102 12 kV Line. These power lines were damaged due to the recent 2021 Dixie Fire. The PG&E Wildfire System Hardening Program is part of the overall PG&E Community Wildfire Safety Program intended to reduce the risk of future wildfire ignitions in the Tier 2 & 3 High Fire District by performing targeted undergrounding of overhead lines.

Contact Information

Masum A Patwary
Agency Name
California Department of Transportation
Job Title
Environmental Scientist C
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
State Route 70 corridor, in Plumas National Forest

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 2(d).PRC 21084; 14 CCR 15300
Reasons for Exemption
This project would be completed within Caltrans right-of-way, which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees, or adversely impact sensitive plant or wildlife species. No new or changes to existing utility easements are required. There are no proposed changes to the existing Caltrans R/W.
County Clerk


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