Whitney Portal Road Repair Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Whitney Portal Road Repair Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this Project is to reconstruct Whitney Portal Road and its embankments. This will include the placement of riprap and the upsizing of the culvert that conveys Lone Pine Creek from 8’ x 5’ to a double barrel 12’ x10’. Temporary impacts to jurisdictional waters will result from equipment/machinery access associated with construction. Permanent impacts to waters of the State will result from the placement of riprap and the increased footprint of the new culvert.

Contact Information

Tiffany Steinert
Agency Name
Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board
Job Title
Engineering Geologist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Lone Pine
Northern California
Other Location Info
The Project is located at 100th street west and Tehachapi Willow Springs Road in Kern County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The Water Board finds this Project to be categorically exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CCR, title 14, section 15301, Existing Facilities, for the repair, maintenance, and minor alteration of an existing public road involving negligible or no expansion of use.
County Clerk


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