Road Stream Crossing Site B-088

Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River tributary
M-115
Crystal Lake Twp, Benzie County
Information collected by:
GPS Coordinates: 44.6323663 , -86.14485754
T26N R15W Sec 20
Adjacent Land Owned by Private
Severity: Minor
Cost: $3,000.00
Site Location
 
Inlet
Outlet
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 35 ft.
Road Surface: Paved
Maintenance: year around
Low Point: At Stream
Existing Drainage Control? no
Any Failings? no
Type of Crossing: Bridge
Is this crossing constricted? no
Are there adjacent wetlands? yes
Comments: Channel braiding downstream due to excessive sand bedload.
Approaches
Left Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Right Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: heavy
Culvert Information
Embankments
Upstream
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1.5:1
Downstream
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Stream Information
Upstream
Stream Width: 8 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Substrate: sand
Downstream
Stream Width: 8 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand
Erosion Information
Conditions
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? yes
 
Extent of Erosion: minor
Recommended Treatments
Action Recommended? no
Add pavement? no
Add paved raised edge? no
Number of erosion control structures: 0
Number of sediment basins: 1
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
Comments: Reduce sand bedload coming in from Crystal Lake.
 
Severity:Minor
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.