San Bernardino County Public Works- Emergency Road Repairs- Old El Mirage, Caughlin, Institution Roads


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Bernardino County
Document Title
San Bernardino County Public Works- Emergency Road Repairs- Old El Mirage, Caughlin, Institution Roads
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Heavy rainfall in February 2024, resulted in significant flooding and sediment, rock and debris deposition and scour, damaging roads and road culverts, resulting in an imminent threat to life and property. Local and State Emergency Proclamations have been issued for San Bernardino County. Emergency repair work includes, but is not limited to, removal of sediment, rock and debris in roadways and areas adjacent to roadways, and repair damaged road surfaces, shoulders, culverts and adjacent road drainage features. Native material will be used onsite for repairs and excess transported offsite.

Contact Information

Arlene B. Chun
Agency Name
San Bernardino County
Job Title
Engineering Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Mirage, Phelan, San Bernardino
San Bernardino
Cross Streets
El Mirage Road, Avenal Street, Verdemont Ranch Road
Union Pacific Railroad

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Declared Emergency
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(3); 15269(a)(b)(c)(d)
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15269(a) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines allows for emergency repairs to an area in which a State of Emergency has been proclaimed by the Governor. Governor Newsom declared a State of Emergency on February 5, 2024. Section 15269(b) allows for emergency repairs to publicly or privately owned facilities to maintain service essential to public health, safety, or welfare. Section 15269(c) allows for specific actions taken to mitigate for an emergency, and Section 15269(d) authorizes emergency work on existing highways damaged by flooding and landslides.
County Clerk
San Bernardino


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