Road Stream Crossing Site B-058

Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
N. County Line Rd
Weldon Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.51445303 , -86.04467016
T24N R14W Sec 6
Adjacent Land Owned by Private
Severity: Moderate
Cost: $1,800,000.00
Site Location
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 33 ft.
Road Surface: Paved
Maintenance: year around
Low Point: At Stream
Existing Drainage Control? yes
Any Failings? no
Type of Crossing: culvert(s) (twin culvert)
Is this crossing constricted? no
Are there adjacent wetlands? yes
Left Approach
Length: 430 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: partial
Right Approach
Length: 1000 ft.
Slope: 6-10%
Vegetation: partial
Culvert Information
Length: 70 ft.
Diameter: 144 ft.
Material: galvanized
Condition :fair
Flow: clear
Fill Depth: 20 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Fill Depth: 20 ft.
Embankment Slope: >2:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 35 ft.
Stream Depth: 4 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand,gravel
Stream Width: 40 ft.
Stream Depth: 4 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? no
Is there sand over the crossing? no
Extent of Erosion: moderate
Cause of Erosion: Recreational use inlet outlet.
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: Bridge ideal.
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.