Road Stream Crossing Site BT_G010

Betsie River Watershed, Brigham Creek
E Duck Lake Rd
Green Lake Twp, Grand Traverse County
Information collected by:
GPS Coordinates: 44.6143 , -85.71235
T26N R12W Sec 25
Owned by Private
Fish Passability 0
Perch Height: 1 ft.
Total Erosion: 0.2645 tons/year
Severity: Severe
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: Freefall into Pool
Structure Material: Concrete
Structure Substrate: Gravel
General Conditions: Poor
Structure Interior: smooth
Dimensions of Structure: Length 68 ft. , Width 1.6 ft. , Height 1.6 ft.
Percentage Crushed: Inlet: 0% Outlet: 26% to 50% In Pipe: 0%
Perch Height: 1 ft.
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.2 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 3 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 0.3 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 3 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.3 ft. below Surface (with Meter)
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: 0.5 ft.
Bankfull Width: 5 ft.
Wetted Width: 4 ft.
Water Velocity: 0.3 ft./sec. (Measured with Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Gravel
Road Information
Paved County Road
Road Condition: Good
Road Width at Culvert: 32 ft.
Location of Low Point: Other
Runoff Path: Ditch
Fill Depth: 2 ft.
Slope: More than 1:2
Fill Depth: 5 ft.
Slope: More than 1:2
Left Approach
Length: 500 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.5
Erosion: 0.2645 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: Less Than 1%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.05
Erosion: 0 tons/year
Erosion Information
Total Erosion at Crossing: 0.2645 tons/year
Summary Information
Fish Passability 0
A future visit to this site is recommended. Aged concerte culvert, broken pipes on North side blocking stream.