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Project: Quiota Creek Fish Passage

Description: A grant to the Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board for a cooperative project with the Department of Fish and Game to replace a low-water Arizona crossing with an arched culvert at Refugio Road crossing #7 of Quiota Creek, located four miles south of Highway 246 in Santa Barbara County. The object of the project is to improve steelhead passage at Crossing 7, by removing the passage impediment and replacing it with a 60-foot bottomless-arched culvert to enable full fish passage while meeting County road safety standards and flood conveyance criteria.

Reference Number: 3640P1E932

Implemented By: Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board

Objective: Restoration/Enhancement of 1 acres for the purpose of Fisheries Habitat (1.0 acres) under Habitat Enhancement and Restoration Program in Santa Barbara county to provide fish passage for steelhead trout.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $960,088.87

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2012    Actual Completion: 6/11/2014

Associated Counties: Santa Barbara

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Funds5/31/2012$442,736.00
Private Contribution5/31/2012$159,250.00
Prop. 1E, Habitat Conservation Fund5/31/2012$358,102.87

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