Road Stream Crossing Site PLT-A-1

Platte River Watershed, Bellows Lake Outlet
Bellows Lake Rd
Almira Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.71545 , -85.81808
T27 R13 Sec 25
Adjacent Land Owned by State
Severity: Moderate
Cost: $100.00
Site Location
Upstream Conditions
Downstream Conditions
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 14 ft.
Road Surface: Gravel
Maintenance: year around
Low Point: At Stream
Existing Drainage Control? no
Any Failings? no
Type of Crossing: Bridge
Is this crossing constricted? no
Are there adjacent wetlands? yes
Comments: Bridge is composed of concrete footers, Steel I-beams, Timber platform, and cedar wing walls. Roa
Left Approach
Length: 100 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: partial
Right Approach
Length: 780 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: partial
Culvert Information
Length: 14 ft.
Diameter: 1.8 ft.
Material: other
Condition :good
Flow: clear
Fill Depth: 3.5 ft.
Embankment Slope: vertical
Fill Depth: 3 ft.
Embankment Slope: vertical
Stream Information
Stream Width: 21 ft.
Stream Depth: 1.5 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Substrate: sand
Stream Width: 20 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.8 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand,gravel
Erosion Information
Is there Streambank erosion beside the crossing? no
Is there embankment erosion? no
Is there erosion at the culvert outlet? no
Is there erosion at the shoulder and/or ditch? no
Is there pooling at the outlet? no
Is there sand over the crossing? no
Extent of Erosion: minor
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)? no
Extend culvert(s)? no
Lineal feet to extend: 0
Other Treatments: Vegetate
Comments: Vegetate to prevent erosion
Total Points:0
This page last updated on 2/9/2022.