M-115 From M-22 to US-21 Benzie County

General Project Location:Benzie Job Site

The project is M-115 from M-22 to US-31 in the City of Frankfort, Crystal Lake Township, and Benzonia Township in Benzie County, Michigan. [6.46 miles in length].


Hydraulics Specific Location:

The hydraulics location is at M-115 over Crystal Lake Outlet in Section 29, T26N, R15W, in Benzie County.

General Project Description: 

Work involved in the design of the project consists of: Crushing & Shaping, Reconstruction, Earthwork, Concrete Joint Repair, ACRL, HMA Paving, box culvert replacement, traffic signal work, intersection, safety and drainage improvements. Work included performing Hydraulic Design Survey and Hydraulic Analysis.

Description of Hydraulics Surveys Performed:

  • Control – Established temporary mapping points (as needed) to perform the hydraulics survey cross section measurements, and two additional benchmarks for outlet.
  • Property – Identified Riparian Ownership.
  • Mapping - Performed hydraulics survey for Crystal Lake Outlet under M-115