Road Stream Crossing Site G-003

Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Betsie River Rd
Grant Twp, Grand Traverse County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.59289289 , -85.79666802
T25N R12W Sec 6
Adjacent Land Owned by Private
Severity: Moderate
Cost: $100,000.00
Site Location
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 49 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
Left Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: 0%
Vegetation: partial
Right Approach
Length: 300 ft.
Slope: 1-5%
Vegetation: partial
Culvert Information
Flow: clear
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1.5:1
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1.5:1
Stream Information
Stream Width: 40 ft.
Stream Depth: 2 in.
Stream Current: slow
Stream Width: 50 ft.
Stream Depth: 3 in.
Stream Current: slow
Erosion Information
Is there Streambank erosion beside the crossing? yes
Is there embankment erosion? no
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
Other Conditions: Cemented wingwall is corroding.
Extent of Erosion: moderate
Cause of Erosion: Recreational use site.
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 replacement in the future.
Comments: Bridge is old and degrading.
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.