Road Stream Crossing Site CLHW_BC-032

Big Creek Watershed, Unnamed Drain to Big Creek
S Crawford Rd
Au Gres, Arenac County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 44.05937 , -83.78633
T19N R6E Sec 7
Owned by Private
Fish Passability 0.5
Structure is NOT Perched
Total Erosion: 3.219 tons/year
Severity: Severe
Year Inventoried: 2016
Site ID
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: None
General Conditions: Poor
Structure Interior: corrugated
Structure is Rusted through
Dimensions of Structure: Length 42 ft. , Width 6.5 ft. , Height 5 ft.
Structure is NOT Perched
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.7 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.9 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 1.1 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.9 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured at the Surface (with Float Test)
Stream Information
Stream Flow: Less than 1/2 Bankfull
Scour Pool: Length 43.5 ft. , Width 19 ft. , Depth 2.8 ft.
Upstream Pond: Length 1.8 ft. , Width 16 ft. , Depth 13 ft.
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 0.9 ft.
Bankfull Width: 33 ft.
Wetted Width: 9 ft.
Water Velocity: 0.7 ft./sec. (Measured with Float Test)
Dominant Substrate: Sand
Road Information
Gravel County Road
Road Condition: Poor
Road Width at Culvert: 20.5 ft.
Location of Low Point: Other
Runoff Path: Ditch
Fill Depth: 2.3 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: 1000 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.57
Erosion: 3.219 tons/year
Erosion Information
Total Erosion at Crossing: 3.219 tons/year
Extent of Erosion: Very Severe
Notes: Severe Erosion along all banks
Summary Information
Fish Passability 0.5
These non-native species were observerd at this site: Garlic Mustard