Road Stream Crossing Site AUS_CR071

Au Sable River Watershed, Hickey Creek
Hickey Creek Rd
South Branch Twp, Crawford County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 44.54 , -84.52745
T23N R02W Sec 26
Owned by Private
Fish Passability 0.9
Structure is NOT Perched
Total Erosion: 8.7971 tons/year
Severity: Severe
Year Inventoried: 2013
Crossing Information
Type of Crossing: culvert(s)
Number of Structures: 1
Structure Shape: Ellipse
Inlet Type: Projecting
Outlet Type: At Stream Grade
Structure Material: Metal
Structure Substrate: Sand
General Conditions: Fair
Structure Interior: corrugated
Dimensions of Structure: Length 50 ft. , Width 2 ft. , Height 1.3 ft.
Structure is NOT Perched
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 1 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0.2 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 0.3 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0.5 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured at the Surface (with Float Test)
Stream Information
Stream Flow: None
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 ft.
Bankfull Width: 0 ft.
Wetted Width: 0 ft.
Water Velocity: 0 ft./sec.
Road Information
Gravel County Road
Road Condition: Good
Road Width at Culvert: 28 ft.
Location of Low Point: At Stream
Runoff Path: Roadway
Fill Depth: 5.8 ft.
Slope: 1:2
Fill Depth: 7 ft.
Slope: 1:2
Left Approach
Length: 600 ft.
Slope: 6% to 10%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 1.74
Erosion: 8.0529 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 220 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.434
Erosion: 0.7365 tons/year
Erosion Information
Total Erosion at Crossing: 8.7971 tons/year
Extent of Erosion: Minor
Location of Erosion
Erosion Dimensions
Eroded Material
Material Eroded
Total Erosion
facing downstream
Reaching Stream?
Right Downstream
7 ft.
4 ft.
1 ft.
Summary Information
Fish Passability 0.9
Fish Passage is an area of concern for this site. Unable to measure impounded water, possibly needs to be realigned.
A future visit to this site is recommended. Fish Passage issues.
These non-native species were observerd at this site: Spotted Knapweed