Road Stream Crossing Site PM_N052

Pere Marquette River Watershed, Cedar Creek tributary
Alger Ave
Lilley Twp, Newaygo County
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Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 43.78503 , -85.91066
T16N R13W Sec 18
Owned by Federal
Total Erosion: 0.5574 tons/year
Severity: Restored
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: Projecting
Outlet Type: At Stream Grade
Structure Material: Metal
Structure Substrate: Sand
General Conditions: Good
Structure Interior: corrugated
Dimensions of Structure: Length 40 ft. , Width 6 ft. , Height 3 ft.
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.5 ft.
Water Velocity*: 1.3 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 0.4 ft.
Water Velocity*: 1.4 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.5 ft. below Surface (with Meter)
Stream Information
Stream Flow: Less than Bankfull
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 0.3 ft.
Bankfull Width: 8 ft.
Wetted Width: 7.2 ft.
Water Velocity: 1.1 ft./sec. (Measured with Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Sand
Road Information
Gravel County Road
Road Condition: Good
Road Width at Culvert: 22 ft.
Location of Low Point: Other
Runoff Path: Ditch
Fill Depth: 2 ft.
Slope: More than 1:2
Fill Depth: 1.5 ft.
Slope: More than 1:2
Left Approach
Length: 210 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.432
Erosion: 0.5498 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 25 ft.
Slope: Less Than 1%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.05
Erosion: 0.0076 tons/year
Erosion Information
Total Erosion at Crossing: 0.5574 tons/year
Extent of Erosion: Moderate
Summary Information
Erosion is an area of concern for this site.