San Bernardino County Department of Public Works- Trona Road Emergency Dike Repairs (February 2024 Storms)


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Bernardino County
Document Title
San Bernardino County Department of Public Works- Trona Road Emergency Dike Repairs (February 2024 Storms)
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, road culverts, bridges, and appurtenant structures, 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 for public safety purposes in roadways and areas adjacent to roadways, and repairs/replacement of damage road structures and appurtenant features.

Contact Information

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

Lacy Blackwell
Agency Name
Environmental Management Division
Job Title
Public Service Employee
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Pinnacle Road, South Trona Road
Other Location Info
There are multiple emergency dike repair locations along Trona Road in the unincorporated community of Trona. Locations include, but are not limited to, two approximately one mile north of Pinnacle Road and one approximately 0.80 miles north of South Trona Road.

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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