Road Stream Crossing Site B-072

Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
River Rd
Benzonia Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.61810991 , -86.12335783
T26N R15W Sec 33
Severity: Moderate
Cost: $0.00
Site Location
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 30 ft.
Road Surface: Paved
Maintenance: year around
Low Point: 100 ft. on right approach
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: 790 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: heavy
Right Approach
Length: 2600 ft.
Slope: 6-10%
Vegetation: heavy
Culvert Information
Length: 55 ft.
Diameter: 216 ft.
Material: galvanized
Condition :fair
Flow: clear
Fill Depth: 20 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1:1
Fill Depth: 15 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 60 ft.
Stream Depth: 2 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand
Stream Width: 50 ft.
Stream Depth: 2 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand
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: minor
Recommended Treatments
Action Recommended? yes
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 preferred.
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.