Road Stream Crossing Site PLT-B-6

Platte River Watershed, Unnamed Tributary to Little Platte Lake
Platte Rd
Benzonia Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.68789 , -86.12059
T26 R15 Sec 4
Adjacent Land Owned by Private
Severity: Minor
Cost: $88,000.00
Site Location
Upstream Conditions
Downstream Conditions
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 40 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
Left Approach
Length: 500 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Right Approach
Length: 500 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Culvert Information
Length: 70 ft.
Diameter: 1.5 ft.
Material: galvanized
Condition :good
Flow: fish passage problem
Fill Depth: 5.5 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1:1
Fill Depth: 5.34999990463257 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 6 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Substrate: sand, muck
Stream Width: 8.5 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.6 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Substrate: sand, muck
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)? yes
Extend culvert(s)? no
Lineal feet to extend: 0
Comments: The culvert has excessive length, is rusting and is constricting the stream.
Total Points:0
This page last updated on 2/9/2022.