Dunn Creek Fish Weirs


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT)
Document Title
Dunn Creek Fish Weirs
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will repair and install fish weirs in Dunn Creek to stabilize the channel, reduce sediment discharge, and improve fish passage in Dunn Creek. The work includes establishing an access road, dewatering the streambed, repairing weir 10, replacing weir 11, constructing a new weir (weir 12), constructing a key downstream of weir 12, and a rock apron downstream of the key to prevent erosion and reduce the need for continued maintenance. Additional work includes armoring of the channel between weirs with engineered streambed material, recontouring the access road, revegetating any disturbed areas, and applying temporary erosion control to meet water quality requirements.

Contact Information

Terra McAuliffe
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


unincorporated area
State Highways
State Route 1
Dunn Creek
Other Location Info
Postmile 92.8

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 33
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt under Class 33 - Small Habitat Restoration Projects. This project would not exceed five acres in size and would assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife. There are no significant adverse impacts on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat. No hazardous materials at or around the project site would be disturbed or removed. The project would not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects.
County Clerk


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