Plumas-Eureka State Park Fiber-optic Upgrade


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Plumas-Eureka State Park Fiber-optic Upgrade
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Install new modern fiber-optic communications and re-route existing electrical services at the historic museum/visitor center located at Plumas-Eureka State Park from above to below ground to improve connectivity demands, upgrade infrastructure, and restore a more historic appearance to the area. Work will use heavy equipment and hand tools to: • Excavate an approx. 85-ft long x 4-ft deep x 2.5-ft wide utility trench from the existing utility pole to a new Panel Board location, then to an existing electrical meter on the NW side of the museum; • Install a 3-in. electrical conduit and 2-in. data conduit in the trench and backfill with excavated soils; • At the NW corner of the museum, excavate an approx. 4-ft deep x 2-ft wide x 3-ft long hole and install a new 17-in. x 30-in. pull-box; • Drill two (2) 4-in. diameter holes on the exterior of the museum to bring the fiber- optic and electrical lines into the building; • Excavate two (2) 6-in. x 3-ft deep holes and install Panel Board supports; and attach the Panel 48 – 66-in. from ground level, approx. 10-ft from the existing power pole; • Remove existing overhead powerline, conduit, and old meter from the side of the museum and apply touch-up paint to match existing color; and • Use existing material or approved overlay to return all disturbed surfaces to preexisting conditions. Groundwork will impact a county-maintained road and a developed area on Park property, with impacts to both undisturbed and previously disturbed earth.

Contact Information

Lindsay Cline
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Northern California
Cross Streets
County Road A-14, Johnsville McCrea Road
Jamison Creek
Other Location Info
Plumas-Eureka State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 2, 3 & 4 Section: 15301, 15302, 15303 & 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structures replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced; construction and location of limited numbers of new small facilities or structures; and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.
County Clerk


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