Road Stream Crossing Site PIGN_PR21

Pigeon River Watershed, Unnamed
Montgomery Rd
Cheboygan County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 45.3322166,-84.4673149
T 034N R 001 Sec 17
Fish Passability: Barrier
Structure is NOT Perched
Total Erosion: 0.16 tons/year
Overall Score: 16
Severity: Severe
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: Culvert(s)
Number of Structures: 1
Structure Shape: Pipe Arch
Inlet Type: Projecting
Outlet Type: At Stream Grade
Structure Material: Metal
Structure Substrate: Sand
General Conditions: No deficiencies. New structure or nearly new condition.
Structure Interior: Corrugated
Is Structure Rusted through? No
Dimensions of Structure: Length 58 ft. Width 8 ft. Height 5.9 ft.
Percentage Plugged: None or 0%
Percentage Crushed: None or 0%
Structure is NOT Perched
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.6 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 0.9 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 0.3 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 3.9 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.2 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: 0.6 ft.
Bankfull Width: 7.5 ft.
Wetted Width: 7.3 ft.
Water Velocity: 0.7 ft./sec. (measured via Flow Meter)
Dominant Substrate: Gravel rocks between the size of a pinhead and a baseball
Road Information
Road Surface: Gravel
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: 29 ft.
Location of Low Point: At Stream
Runoff Path: Ditch
Embankments
Upstream
Fill Depth: 2.4 ft.
Slope: Gentle, 3:1, 15, or 33%
Downstream
Fill Depth: 2.3 ft.
Slope: Gentle, 3:1, 15, or 33%
Approaches
Left Approach
Length: 200 ft.
Slope: < 1%
Vegetation: Partial, Ditch has some vegetation and some bare, eroding places.
Erosion Estimate: 0.08 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 200 ft.
Slope: < 1%
Vegetation: Partial, Ditch has some vegetation and some bare, eroding places.
Erosion Estimate: 0.08 tons/year
Erosion Information
Estimate of Total Erosion at Crossing: 0.16 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, Bull thistle, knapweed, mullein.
Site Comments: Culvert replaced last year. Not buried deep enough
*These data are maintained in the Michigan DNR Road Stream Crossing Inventory.