Road Stream Crossing Site B-032

Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Wolf Rd
Weldon Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.52885578 , -85.94890789
T25N R14W Sec 25
Adjacent Land Owned by State
Severity: Moderate
Cost: $2,500.00
Site Location
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 29 ft.
Road Surface: Paved
Maintenance: year around
Low Point: At Stream
Existing Drainage Control? yes
Any Failings? no
Type of Crossing: Bridge
Is this crossing constricted? no
Are there adjacent wetlands? yes
Left Approach
Length: 750 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: partial
Right Approach
Length: 400 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: heavy
Culvert Information
Flow: clear
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1.5:1
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1.5:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 35 ft.
Stream Depth: 3 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand
Stream Width: 45 ft.
Stream Depth: 2 in.
Stream Current: fast
Stream Substrate: sand,gravel
Erosion Information
Is there Streambank erosion beside the crossing? yes
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? yes
Extent of Erosion: minor
Cause of Erosion: Recreational use.
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: 0
Extend culvert(s)? no
Lineal feet to extend: 0
Other Treatments: Rock riprap on bank.
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.