Road Stream Crossing Site TBW_TBMO196

Thunder Bay River Watershed, Sucker Creek
Funk Road
Hillman Twp, Montmorency County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 45.0445 , -83.9521
T31N R4E Sec 28
Fish Passability 0
Structure is NOT Perched
Total Erosion: 4.9812 tons/year
Severity: Severe
Year Inventoried: 2017
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: Round
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 30 ft. , Width 2 ft. , Height 2 ft.
Structure is NOT Perched
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 1 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 2.4 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 0.7 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 3.6 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.4 ft. below Surface (with Meter)
Stream Information
Stream Flow: Less than Bankfull
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 0.7 ft.
Bankfull Width: 16 ft.
Wetted Width: 14 ft.
Water Velocity: 1.5 ft./sec. (Measured with Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Sand
Road Information
Sand County Road
Road Condition: Fair
Road Width at Culvert: 29 ft.
Location of Low Point: At Stream
Runoff Path: Ditch
Fill Depth: 2 ft.
Slope: Vertical
Fill Depth: 2.2 ft.
Slope: 1:1
Left Approach
Length: 1000 ft.
Slope: Less Than 1%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.05
Erosion: 0.3994 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 1000 ft.
Slope: 1% to 5%
Vegetation: Heavy
LS Factor: 0.57
Erosion: 4.5537 tons/year
Erosion Information
Total Erosion at Crossing: 4.9812 tons/year
Extent of Erosion: Moderate
Erosion is occurring and corrective actions can be installed to address the problem.
Location of Erosion
Erosion Dimensions
Eroded Material
Material Eroded
Total Erosion
facing downstream
Reaching Stream?
Right Upstream Embankment
2 ft.
3 ft.
1 ft.
Gravelly Loam
Left Downstream Embankment
1 ft.
1 ft.
2 ft.
Gravelly Loam
Summary Information
Fish Passability 0
Fish Passage is an area of concern for this site. VELOCITY
These non-native species were observerd at this site: Spotted Knapweed