Road Stream Crossing Site PM_N056

Pere Marquette River Watershed, Beaver Creek tributary
Lincoln St
Beaver Twp, Newaygo County
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Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 43.69189 , -86.0078
T15N R14W Sec 17
Owned by Private
Fish Passability 0.9
Total Erosion: 2.1833 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: 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 40 ft. , Width 4 ft. , Height 4 ft.
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.2 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.8 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 0.4 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.2 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.2 ft. below Surface (with Meter)
Stream Information
Stream Flow: Less than Bankfull
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 0.3 ft.
Bankfull Width: 4 ft.
Wetted Width: 3 ft.
Water Velocity: 0.5 ft./sec. (Measured with Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Sand
Road Information
Gravel County Road
Road Condition: Fair
Road Width at Culvert: 19 ft.
Location of Low Point: At Stream
Runoff Path: Roadway
Fill Depth: 0.8 ft.
Slope: 1:2
Fill Depth: 0.6 ft.
Slope: 1:2
Left Approach
Length: 240 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.438
Erosion: 0.5502 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 600 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.52
Erosion: 1.6331 tons/year
Erosion Information
Total Erosion at Crossing: 2.1833 tons/year
Extent of Erosion: Minor
Summary Information
Fish Passability 0.9