Fish Passage Site 20103956
Coordinates (dec. deg.): 62.79747°, -145.44713°
Legal Description: C012N001W29
Region: South Central
Road Name: Pipeline Access Road
Quad Name / ITM: Gulkana D-3
AWC Stream #:
Stream Name: Meirs Creek
Site Comments: PLMP 634.67
Project Supervisor: Kim Clark, ADFG
— Anchorage, AK
Observers: Kirsti Jurica, Nicole Farnham
Overall Fish Passage Rating:
Step Pools: No
- Culvert gradient red
- Culvert is poorly aligned
- Hydraulic flows exceeded capacity
Comments: Poorly aligned downstream channel, 90 degree turn. Outlet completely underwater. Stream gradient 0.1% upstream and 1.7% downstream of crossing. Submitted by Kirsti Jurica with CRWP.
|ID: 1||Structure Type: Circular pipe (Corrugated aluminum)||Fish Passage Rating:|
Comments: Water to deep at outlet to measure Width and substrate depth. Outlet noted as buried in muck. Water to deep to measure rust line and inlet substrate depth.
|Stream Width Type||Distance From
|Upstream ordinary high water||6.67|
|Upstream ordinary high water||6.10|
|Upstream ordinary high water||5.99|
|Road Elev (Road Surface)||100.24|
|Top of Pipe Outlet (Overflow Pipe)||96.47|
|Outlet Invert (Overflow Pipe)||93.45|
|Outlet Culvert Top (Pipe #1)||93.79|
|U/S Water Surface Elev||0.00||94.02|
|U/S Water Surface Elev||82.00||93.93|
|Inlet Culvert Invert (Pipe #1)||140.00||90.96|
|U/S Water Surface Elev||140.00||93.88|
|Top of Pipe Inlet (Pipe #1)||140.00||95.35|
|Inlet Culvert Invert (Overflow Pipe)||140.00||95.92|
|Inlet Culvert Top (Overflow Pipe)||140.00||99.01|
|Outlet Invert (Pipe #1)||189.00||89.01|
|D/S Water Surface Elev||189.00||93.84|
|Max Pool Depth||193.00||88.12|
|D/S Water Surface Elev||193.00||93.84|
|D/S Water Surface Elev||243.00||93.78|
|D/S Water Surface Elev||245.00||92.61|
|D/S Water Surface Elev||266.00||92.59|
- River distance is measured continuously throughout the survey reach along the thalweg of the stream.
- Measured from each end of the crossing along the thalweg of the stream.
Fish Sampling Efforts
No fish sampling occurred during this survey.
No fish observations occurred during this survey.
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