Road Stream Crossing Site B-011

Betsie River Watershed, Peppermint Creek
Karlin Rd
Colfax Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.521648 , -85.87843034
T25N R13W Sec 33
Adjacent Land Owned by Private
Severity: Moderate
Cost: $5,625.00
Site Location
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 21 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? no
Comments: There is a pond on the outlet end.
Left Approach
Length: 530 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Right Approach
Length: 700 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: heavy
Culvert Information
Length: 30 ft.
Diameter: 24 ft.
Material: concrete
Condition :fair
Flow: clear
Fill Depth: 3 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Fill Depth: 3 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 1 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Substrate: sand
Stream Width: 1 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand
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
Other Conditions: Lawns on either side of the creek are mowed to the edge.
Extent of Erosion: minor
Cause of Erosion: Mowed lawns on edge of creek and a pond on outlet end.
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: 1
Comments: Culvert is too small.
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.