Road Stream Crossing Site B-096

Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River tributary
Ellis Rd
Gilmore Twp, Benzie County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.60073665 , -86.19019469
T25N R16W Sec 1
Adjacent Land Owned by Private
Severity: Moderate
Cost: $7,850.00
Site Location
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 19 ft.
Road Surface: Paved
Maintenance: year around
Low Point: 50 ft. on right approach
Existing Drainage Control? no
Any Failings? no
Type of Crossing: culvert(s) (single culvert)
Is this crossing constricted? no
Are there adjacent wetlands? yes
Left Approach
Length: 225 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: heavy
Right Approach
Length: 530 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: heavy
Culvert Information
Length: 35 ft.
Diameter: 22 ft.
Material: galvanized
Condition :poor
Flow: clear
Fill Depth: 5 ft.
Embankment Slope: 2:1
Fill Depth: 10 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 2 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Substrate: sand
Stream Width: 5 ft.
Stream Depth: 0.5 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? yes
Is there pooling at the outlet? no
Is there sand over the crossing? yes
Extent of Erosion: moderate
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: 2
Increase fill? no
Replace culvert(s)? no
Dimensions of replacement: 1
Extend culvert(s)? no
Lineal feet to extend: 1
Other Treatments: Regrade & revegetate embankment.
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.