Clear and Foster Creek 2002 Fish Passage Assessment


Watershed: Clear Creek

Stream: Guttridge Ck.

Road: Private

Latitude: 45.247842619

Longitude: -122.3603020016

Elevation: 582 ft

Ownership: Private

Fish Presence: fish present

Survey date: 06/18/2002

Crossing Description

Type: round culvert

Condition: +5.0 years left

Diameter: 34.0 in

Length: 20.5 ft

Crossing slope: 6.6 %

Avg. embedded: no material

Inlet design: non-mitered

Backwater drop: + 0.2 ft

Inlet elev: -0.2 ft

Avg. fill height: 4.5 ft

Road width: 13.0 ft

Road armor: fine

Habitat Description

Channel habitat type: Moderately steep, narrow valley

Catchment acreage: 337.0

Avg. channel slope: 5.6%

Avg. bankfull width: 8.0 ft

Distance from Clackamas R.: 18.5 miles

Upstream fish-bearing length: 2829 ft

Dominant channel substrate: boulder – cobble

Comments: Eight inch trout in downstream pool below outlet. Rust in culvert. Solution – Short Culvert and backs water up at higher flows. Embedded pipe arch. 21 ft long.

Prioritization and Cost Information

Fish passage: partial

Habitat priority: 63

Habitat and cost priority: 41

Fix solution: culvert w/ simulated streambed

Span: 8.0 ft

Material: metal

Design $2,200

Materials $3,207

Install $5,050

Contingencies $3,137

Total $13,594.00