Road Stream Crossing Site M-051

Betsie River Watershed, Betsie River
Psutka Rd
Springdale Twp, Manistee County
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GPS Coordinates: 44.49621251 , -86.02997049
T24N R14W Sec 8
Severity: Severe
Cost: $41,000.00
Site Location
 
Inlet
Outlet
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Crossing Information
Road Width at Culvert: 19 ft.
Maintenance: year around
Low Point: At Stream
Existing Drainage Control? yes
Any Failings? yes
Type of Crossing: Bridge
Is this crossing constricted? no
Are there adjacent wetlands? no
Approaches
Left Approach
Length: 700 ft.
Slope: 6-10%
Vegetation: partial
Right Approach
Length: 800 ft.
Slope: 6-10%
Vegetation: partial
Culvert Information
Embankments
Upstream
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1.5:1
Downstream
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Embankment Slope: 1.5:1
Stream Information
Upstream
Stream Width: 40 ft.
Stream Depth: 3 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand,gravel
Downstream
Stream Width: 40 ft.
Stream Depth: 4 in.
Stream Current: moderate
Stream Substrate: sand
Erosion Information
Conditions
Is there Streambank erosion beside the crossing? yes
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
 
Cause of Erosion: Recreational access, steep approaches.
Recommended Treatments
Action Recommended? no
Add pavement? yes
Add paved raised edge? no
Number of erosion control structures: 0
Number of sediment basins: 0
Number of diversion outlets: 4
Increase fill? no
Replace culvert(s)? no
Dimensions of replacement: 0
Extend culvert(s)? no
Lineal feet to extend: 0
Other Treatments: Revegetation.
 
Severity:Severe
This page last updated on 10/16/2014.