Road Stream Crossing Site PM_N043

Pere Marquette River Watershed, Ewing Creek
Hickory Rd
Norwich Twp, Newaygo County
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Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 43.7115 , -85.66454
T15N R11W Sec 7
Owned by Federal
Fish Passability 0.5
Total Erosion: 0.4078 tons/year
Severity: Moderate
Year Inventoried: 2014
Upstream Conditions
Downstream Conditions
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Type of Crossing: culvert(s)
Number of Structures: 1
Structure Shape: Pipe Arch
Inlet Type: Mitered
Outlet Type: At Stream Grade
Structure Material: Metal
Structure Substrate: None
General Conditions: New
Structure Interior: corrugated
Dimensions of Structure: Length 40 ft. , Width 5.5 ft. , Height 4 ft.
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.5 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.6 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 0.9 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.3 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.5 ft. below Surface (with Meter)
Stream Information
Stream Flow: Bankfull
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 0.6 ft.
Bankfull Width: 3 ft.
Wetted Width: 3 ft.
Water Velocity: 0.6 ft./sec. (Measured with Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Sand
Road Information
Gravel Federal Road (Seasonal)
Road Condition: Poor
Road Width at Culvert: 10 ft.
Location of Low Point: At Stream
Runoff Path: Roadway
Fill Depth: 0.5 ft.
Slope: More than 1:2
Fill Depth: 1.1 ft.
Slope: More than 1:2
Left Approach
Length: 165 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.409
Erosion: 0.1859 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 190 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.424
Erosion: 0.2219 tons/year
Erosion Information
Total Erosion at Crossing: 0.4078 tons/year
Summary Information
Fish Passability 0.5