Road Stream Crossing Site PLT-B-1

Platte River Watershed, North Branch of Platte River
Deadstream Rd
Benzonia Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.68425 , -86.05949
T26 R14 Sec 6
Adjacent Land Owned by State
Severity: Minor
Cost: $0.00
Site Location
Upstream Conditions
Downstream Conditions
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 28 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: -Dam has a fish way -Canoe Launch downstream of crossing
Left Approach
Length: 500 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Right Approach
Length: 300 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Culvert Information
Length: 40 ft.
Diameter: 10 ft.
Material: galvanized
Condition :good
Flow: fish passage problem
Fill Depth: 11 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1.5:1
Fill Depth: 9 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1.5:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 33 ft.
Stream Depth: 3 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Substrate: muck
Stream Width: 35 ft.
Stream Depth: 2.5 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: minor
Cause of Erosion: Recreational use and stream confinement
Recommended Treatments
Action Recommended? yes
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: Dam removal could be considered
Total Points:0
This page last updated on 2/9/2022.