Frontier Communications Project 5288537 - Broadband Upgrade Project

Summary

SCH Number
2024070306
Public Agency
Modoc County
Document Title
Frontier Communications Project 5288537 - Broadband Upgrade Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/9/2024
Document Description
Frontier California proposes the installation of roughly 33,525 feet of fiber optic cable by means of trenching and another 985 feet of fiber optic cable installed using horizontal directional drilling (HDD). The underground cable will be placed via trenching and by HDD. The proposed communication cable would upgrade the existing service and facilitate improved communication services. The Project comprises four distinct segments, some of which contain intersecting roads which create perpendicular sub-segments.

Contact Information

Name
Sean Curtis
Agency Name
County of Modoc
Job Title
Interim Planning Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Modoc
Regions
Unincorporated
State Highways
Highway 299
Other Location Info
County Roads 68, 70, and gravel roads intersecting with State Hwy 299 in Modoc Co.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301(c) Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The Project qualifies for an exemption under CEQA Section 15301 (c)(3): Existing Facilities, Class 1. Frontier Utility Upgrade to existing facilities by adding fiber optic cable by means of underground placement in existing streets

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304(f), Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
The project qualifies for an exemption under CEQA Section 15304(f): Minor Alterations to Land, Class 4, where minor trenching and backfilling where the surface is restored.
County Clerk
Modoc

Attachments

Notice of Exemption

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