Road Stream Crossing Site PIGN_PR08

Pigeon River Watershed, Pigeon River
Sturgeon valley rd
Otsego County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 45.1562957,-84.4677783
T 032N R 001 Sec 17
Fish Passability: Barrier at Most Flows
Structure is NOT Perched
Total Erosion: 2.34 tons/year
Overall Score: 14
Severity: Minor
Date Inventoried: 9/8/2021
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: Bridge
Number of Structures: 1
Structure Shape: Other
Inlet Type: Headwall and Wingwall
Outlet Type: At Stream Grade
Structure Material: Concrete
Structure Substrate: Rock
General Conditions: Severe deterioration from corrosion or abrasion (more than 50% of the structure is rusted through) or cracking or spalling or chipping (more than 50% of the structure is compromised). Or Major shape changes (described above) reducing the capacity of the structure by greater than 50%. OR Segment disconnect causing major subsurface erosion/piping and/or partial fill failure and/or sink holes in the fill.
Structure Interior: Smooth
Is Structure Rusted through? No
Dimensions of Structure: Length 36.5 ft. Width 72.5 ft. Height 5.5 ft.
Percentage Plugged: None or 0%
Percentage Crushed: None or 0%
Structure is NOT Perched
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 2 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 2.5 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 2 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 1 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.8 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? No
Is Upstream Ponding Present? No
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 2 ft.
Bankfull Width: 50 ft.
Wetted Width: 45 ft.
Water Velocity: 2 ft./sec. (measured via Flow Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Sand particles are smaller than a pinhead and feel gritty between fingers
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: 34.5 ft.
Location of Low Point: Other
Runoff Path: Ditch
Embankments
Upstream
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Slope: Vertical, 0:1, or 90
Downstream
Fill Depth: 0 ft.
Slope: Vertical, 0:1, or 90
Approaches
Left Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: < 1%
Vegetation: None, Ditch has been recently graded and is bare of vegetation.
Erosion Estimate: 0 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 1000 ft.
Slope: < 1%
Vegetation: Heavy, Ditch is fully vegetated or rip-rapped with no signs of erosion.
Erosion Estimate: 2.34 tons/year
Erosion Information
Estimate of Total Erosion at Crossing: 2.34 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? No
Site Comments: Rainfall causing river to move faster than normal. Turbid
*These data are maintained in the Michigan DNR Road Stream Crossing Inventory.