Road Stream Crossing Site PIGN_DC03

Pigeon River Watershed, Duck Creek
Sparr Rd
Otsego County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 45.0418265,-84.5218888
T 031N R 002 Sec 26
Fish Passability: Barrier
Perch Height: 3 ft.
Total Erosion: 1.44 tons/year
Overall Score: 29
Severity: Severe
Date Inventoried: 9/9/2021
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Left
Road Approach - Right
Road Approach - Right
Inlet
Inlet
Upstream Conditions
Upstream Conditions
Outlet
Outlet
Downstream Conditions
Downstream Conditions
Representative Reach
Representative Reach
Site Sketch
Site Sketch
Crossing Information*
Type of Crossing: Culvert(s)
Number of Structures: 1
Structure Shape: Round
Inlet Type: Projecting
Outlet Type: Freefall into Pool
Structure Material: Metal
Structure Substrate: None
General Conditions: Light superficial corrosion or abrasion or chipping or spalling or cracking. No shape changes (described above).
Structure Interior: Corrugated
Is Structure Rusted through? No
Dimensions of Structure: Length 73.5 ft. Width 3.5 ft. Height 3.5 ft.
Percentage Plugged: 1% - 20% Inlet
Percentage Crushed: None or 0%
Perch Height: 3 ft.
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 1.8 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 3.2 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 1 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 8.8 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.3 ft. below the surface (via Flow Meter).
Stream Information
Stream Flow: < Bankfull The stream channel is more than half filled with water, but is not full.
Stream Flow Type: Perennial (if flowing during the time of assessment.)
Is Scour Pool Present? Yes
Scour Pool: Length 16 ft., Width 16 ft., Depth 4.5 ft.
Is Upstream Ponding Present? Yes
Pond: Length 12 ft., Width 7 ft.
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 1.5 ft.
Bankfull Width: 10 ft.
Wetted Width: 9.5 ft.
Water Velocity: 1.3 ft./sec. (measured via Flow Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Gravel rocks between the size of a pinhead and a baseball
Road Information
Road Surface: Paved
Owner: State
Road Condition: Old Pavement or Rutted, Minor cracking or rutting/ponding at crossing all or part of crossing length.
Road Core Integrity: Good (no symptoms of lack of integrity)
Road Width at Culvert: 23.5 ft.
Location of Low Point: Other
Runoff Path: Ditch
Embankments
Upstream
Fill Depth: 4.8 ft.
Slope: Moderate, 2:1, 22.5, or 41%
Downstream
Fill Depth: 5 ft.
Slope: Moderate, 2:1, 22.5, or 41%
Approaches
Left Approach
Length: 700 ft.
Slope: 6-10%
Vegetation: Partial, Ditch has some vegetation and some bare, eroding places.
Erosion Estimate: 1.44 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: 6-10%
Vegetation: Partial, Ditch has some vegetation and some bare, eroding places.
Erosion Estimate: 0 tons/year
Erosion Information
Estimate of Total Erosion at Crossing: 1.44 tons/year
Summary Information
Fish Passability: Barrier
Is a future visit to this site recommended? No
Were any non-native species observerd at this site? Yes, Leafy spurge, spotted knapweed.
Site Comments: Not time sensitive but should be replaced
*These data are maintained in the Michigan DNR Road Stream Crossing Inventory.