Road Stream Crossing Site PLT-H-6

Platte River Watershed, Carter Creek
Brownell Rd
Homestead Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.64155 , -85.99072
T26 R14 Sec 22
Adjacent Land Owned by Private
Severity: Moderate
Cost: $187,000.00
Site Location
Upstream Conditions
Downstream Conditions
Downstream Conditions
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 25 ft.
Road Surface: Paved
Maintenance: year around
Low Point: At Stream
Existing Drainage Control? no
Any Failings? no
Type of Crossing: culvert(s) (single culvert)
Is this crossing constricted? no
Are there adjacent wetlands? yes
Comments: Culvert height is 2.7 feet
Left Approach
Length: 500 ft.
Slope: 6-10%
Vegetation: partial
Right Approach
Length: 500 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: partial
Culvert Information
Length: 35 ft.
Diameter: 4 ft.
Material: concrete
Condition :good
Flow: clear
Fill Depth: 6.5 ft.
Embankment Slope: vertical
Fill Depth: 6 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 12 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.9 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand
Stream Width: 12 ft.
Stream Depth: 2 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand,gravel
Erosion Information
Is there Streambank erosion beside the crossing? no
Is there embankment erosion? yes
Is there erosion at the culvert outlet? no
Is there erosion at the shoulder and/or ditch? no
Is there pooling at the outlet? yes
Is there sand over the crossing? no
Extent of Erosion: moderate
Recommended Treatments
Action Recommended? no
Add pavement? no
Pave Left Approach: 0 Lineal Feet
Pave Right Approach: 0 Lineal Feet
Add paved raised edge? no
Number of erosion control structures: 0
Number of sediment basins: 0
Number of diversion outlets: 0
Increase fill? no
Replace culvert(s)? yes
Extend culvert(s)? no
Lineal feet to extend: 0
Other Treatments: Clear woody debris obstructions from downstream
Comments: Culverts are undersized and woody debris obstructions is resulting in a braided channel.
Total Points:0
This page last updated on 2/9/2022.