Road Stream Crossing Site B-009

Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River tributary
South Carmean
Colfax Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.54917067 , -85.91834393
T25N R13W Sec 19
Adjacent Land Owned by Private
Severity: Minor
Cost: $16,250.00
Site Location
 
Inlet
Outlet
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 26 ft.
Road Surface: Paved
Maintenance: year around
Low Point: At Stream
Existing Drainage Control? no
Any Failings? no
Type of Crossing: culvert(s) (twin culvert)
Is this crossing constricted? no
Are there adjacent wetlands? yes
Approaches
Left Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Right Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Culvert Information
Length: 50 ft.
Diameter: 30 ft.
Material: galvanized
Condition :fair
Flow: fish passage problem
Embankments
Upstream
Fill Depth: 6 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Downstream
Fill Depth: 5 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Stream Information
Upstream
Stream Width: 4 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Substrate: sand,gravel
Downstream
Stream Width: 5 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Substrate: sand,gravel
Erosion Information
Conditions
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
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
Dimensions of replacement: 1
Extend culvert(s)? no
Lineal feet to extend: 0
Comments: Culvert is perched and too small for creek flow.
 
Severity:Minor
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.