Road Stream Crossing Site PIGN_PR06

Pigeon River Watershed, Unnamed
White House Trail
Otsego County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 45.0781116,-84.5309573
T 031N R 002 Sec 15
Fish Passability: Barrier at Most Flows
Structure is NOT Perched
Total Erosion: 1.01 tons/year
Overall Score: 21
Severity: Moderate
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: At Stream Grade
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 64 ft. Width 1.8 ft. Height 1.8 ft.
Percentage Plugged: None or 0%
Percentage Crushed: None or 0%
Structure is NOT Perched
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.4 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.3 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 0.3 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0.1 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.8 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.1 ft. below the surface (via Flow Meter).
Stream Information
Stream Flow: = Bankfull Water has completely filled the stream channel, but is not flowing onto the floodplain.
Stream Flow Type: Perennial (if flowing during the time of assessment.)
Is Scour Pool Present? No
Is Upstream Ponding Present? Yes
Pond: Length 600 ft., Width 38 ft.
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 0 ft.
Bankfull Width: 0 ft.
Wetted Width: 0 ft.
Water Velocity: 0 ft./sec. (measured via Flow Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Organics decomposing plant material
Road Information
Road Surface: Paved
Owner: County
Road Condition: New Pavement or Well Graded, Same condition as initial placement.
Road Core Integrity: Good (no symptoms of lack of integrity)
Road Width at Culvert: 23 ft.
Location of Low Point: At Stream
Runoff Path: Ditch
Embankments
Upstream
Fill Depth: 5 ft.
Slope: Moderate, 2:1, 22.5, or 41%
Downstream
Fill Depth: 4.5 ft.
Slope: Moderate, 2:1, 22.5, or 41%
Approaches
Left Approach
Length: 300 ft.
Slope: 6-10%
Vegetation: Partial, Ditch has some vegetation and some bare, eroding places.
Erosion Estimate: 0.4 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 1000 ft.
Slope: 6-10%
Vegetation: Partial, Ditch has some vegetation and some bare, eroding places.
Erosion Estimate: 0.61 tons/year
Erosion Information
Estimate of Total Erosion at Crossing: 1.01 tons/year
Summary Information
Fish Passability: Barrier at Most Flows
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: Undersized culvert. Rep reach unattainable, ponding upstream and no streamchannel/wetland downstream.
*These data are maintained in the Michigan DNR Road Stream Crossing Inventory.