Road Stream Crossing Site B-085

Betsie River Watershed, Crystal Lake tributary
South Shore Rd
Crystal Lake Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.66281769 , -86.24074758
T26N R16W Sec 16
Adjacent Land Owned by Private
Severity: Minor
Cost: $0.00
Site Location
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 27 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
Comments: Culvert empties directly into lake.
Left Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Right Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Culvert Information
Length: 60 ft.
Diameter: 18 ft.
Material: galvanized
Condition :fair
Flow: clear
Fill Depth: 3 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Fill Depth: 3 ft.
Embankment Slope: >2:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 2 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Width: 0 ft.
Stream Depth: 2 in.
Stream Current: fast
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: Pool at inlet.
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
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.