Road Stream Crossing Site PIGN_PR30

Pigeon River Watershed, Unnamed
Sparr Rd
Otsego County
Information collected by:
Huron Pines
Site Location
GPS Coordinates: 45.0418177,-84.5488132
T 031N R 002 Sec 27
Fish Passability: Barrier
Perch Height: 0.6 ft.
Total Erosion: 0.65 tons/year
Overall Score: 23
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 68 ft. Width 2 ft. Height 2 ft.
Percentage Plugged: None or 0%
Percentage Crushed: None or 0%
Perch Height: 0.6 ft.
Structure Inlet
Water Depth: 0.2 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 1.9 ft./sec.
Structure Outlet
Water Depth: 0.2 ft.
Embedded Depth of Structure: 0 ft.
Water Velocity*: 3.5 ft./sec.
*Water Velocities were measured 0.1 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 4 ft., Width 5 ft., Depth 0.8 ft.
Is Upstream Ponding Present? No
Riffle Information
Water Depth: 0.5 ft.
Bankfull Width: 3.5 ft.
Wetted Width: 2.7 ft.
Water Velocity: 0.7 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: 24 ft.
Location of Low Point: Other
Runoff Path: Ditch
Embankments
Upstream
Fill Depth: 4.1 ft.
Slope: Gentle, 3:1, 15, or 33%
Downstream
Fill Depth: 4.5 ft.
Slope: Moderate, 2:1, 22.5, or 41%
Approaches
Left Approach
Length: 0 ft.
Slope: < 1%
Vegetation: Heavy, Ditch is fully vegetated or rip-rapped with no signs of erosion.
Erosion Estimate: 0 tons/year
Right Approach
Length: 500 ft.
Slope: < 1%
Vegetation: Heavy, Ditch is fully vegetated or rip-rapped with no signs of erosion.
Erosion Estimate: 0.65 tons/year
Erosion Information
Estimate of Total Erosion at Crossing: 0.65 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, Knapweed.
*These data are maintained in the Michigan DNR Road Stream Crossing Inventory.