Road Stream Crossing Site AUS_CR118

Au Sable River Watershed, Beaver Creek
Regier Rd
Beaver Creek Twp, Crawford County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 44.52032 , -84.67106
T25N R03W Sec 34
Owned by Private
Fish Passability 0
Structure is NOT Perched
Total Erosion: 0.3551 tons/year
Severity: Severe
Year Inventoried: 2013
Crossing Information
Type of Crossing: culvert(s)
Number of Structures: 1
Structure Shape: Open Bottom Square/Rectangle
Inlet Type: Other
Outlet Type: At Stream Grade
Structure Material: Concrete
Structure Substrate: Gravel
General Conditions: Fair
Structure Interior: smooth
Dimensions of Structure: Length 16 ft. , Width 8.5 ft. , Height 1.9 ft.
Structure is NOT Perched
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.4 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 4.4 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 1 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 1 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured at the Surface (with Float Test)
Stream Information
Stream Flow: Less than Bankfull
Scour Pool: Length 0 ft. , Width 0 ft. , Depth 0 ft.
Upstream Pond: Length 0 ft. , Width 0 ft. , Depth 0 ft.
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 0.4 ft.
Bankfull Width: 26 ft.
Wetted Width: 15 ft.
Water Velocity: 2.7 ft./sec. (Measured with Float Test)
Dominant Substrate: Gravel
Road Information
Gravel County Road
Road Condition: Fair
Road Width at Culvert: 16 ft.
Location of Low Point: Other
Runoff Path: Ditch
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Slope: Vertical
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Slope: Vertical
Left Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: Less Than 1%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.05
Erosion: 0 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 190 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.424
Erosion: 0.3551 tons/year
Erosion Information
Total Erosion at Crossing: 0.3551 tons/year
Extent of Erosion: Moderate
Notes: Coming off of road because they're the same width, gravel likely to be pushed in when graded. On dead end road with few homes.
Summary Information
Fish Passability 0
Erosion is an area of concern for this site. Erosion from roadway over the road stream crossing, both same width, no embankment.
A future visit to this site is recommended. Check erosion and condition of road stream crossing.
These non-native species were observerd at this site: Spotted Knapweed