Road Stream Crossing Site BT_B037

Betsie River Watershed, Dair Creek
Weldon Rd
Weldon Twp, Benzie County
Information collected by:
GPS Coordinates: 44.57037 , -85.97755
T25N R14W Sec 15
Owned by State
Fish Passability 0.5
Total Erosion: 0.1997 tons/year
Severity: Moderate
Year Inventoried: 2014
Site Location
Upstream Conditions
Downstream Conditions
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Type of Crossing: culvert(s)
Number of Culverts: 1
Structure Shape: Round
Inlet Type: Projecting
Outlet Type: At Stream Grade
Structure Material: Metal
Structure Substrate: Mixture
General Conditions: Good
Structure Interior: corrugated
Dimensions of Structure: Length 32 ft. , Width 2 ft. , Height 2 ft.
Percentage Crushed: Inlet: 0% Outlet: 1% to 25% In Pipe: 0%
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.1 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.1 ft./sec.
Water Depth: 0 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured at the Surface (with Meter)
Stream Information
Stream Flow: Less than 1/2 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 ft.
Bankfull Width: 0 ft.
Wetted Width: 0 ft.
Water Velocity: 0 ft./sec. (Measured with Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Organics
Road Information
Gravel Other Road (Seasonal)
Road Condition: Poor
Road Width at Culvert: 9 ft.
Location of Low Point: Other
Runoff Path: Roadway
Fill Depth: 1.4 ft.
Slope: More than 1:2
Fill Depth: 2.5 ft.
Slope: More than 1:2
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: 0.1997 tons/year
Erosion Information
Total Erosion at Crossing: 0.1997 tons/year
Summary Information
Fish Passability 0.5