10-A2603: Calaveras & Tuolumne Fuels Reduction Contract


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT)
Document Title
10-A2603: Calaveras & Tuolumne Fuels Reduction Contract
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes fuels reduction and vegetation management along SR-49 in Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties. The work will occur at various locations between post mile (PM) 10.50 and 30.80 in Calaveras County and between PM 6.15 an 23.37 in Tuolumne County. The scope of work includes removing brush, shrubs, ground fuels, debris, and dead, dying, and/or hazardous trees that pose a threat to public health and safety, and smaller diameter, suppressed, or intermediate trees in areas of high density. The purpose of this project is to reduce and rearrange vegetation while creating breaks in fuel continuity along the SR-49. The project is needed to facilitate the safe ingress and egress of vehicles and personnel during emergency wildfire events.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Hummel
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Branch Chief
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Calaveras, Tuolumne
Northern California
State Highways
State Route (SR) 49
Other Location Info
Calaveras County: Post Miles 10.50-30.80; Tuolumne County: Post Miles 6.15-23.37

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304 - Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not affect any sensitive species or their habitat, any cultural or scenic resources, or any other environmentally sensitive resources.
County Clerks
Calaveras, Tuolumne


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