PR 979 over EL CAO CREEK


+18.27500, -65.64500
18°16'30" N, 65°38'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PR 979 over EL CAO CREEK
Structure number:001171
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:21.7 ft. [6.6 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.8 ft. [10.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1918
Year reconstructed:1972
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: 2051

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Average daily traffic:1,220 [as of 200]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Sufficiency rating:652.0
Estimated cost of work:$2,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
2051Fair6 out of 101220652.0
May 2017FairN out of 101220065.2
April 2015FairN out of 101220065.2
April 2013FairN out of 101220065.2
April 2011FairN out of 101220010.5
April 2009FairN out of 101250010.2
October 2007FairN out of 101250010.2
November 2005PoorN out of 101250023.0
April 2003FairN out of 101180043.8
July 2000FairN out of 101180043.8
July 1998FairN out of 10380045.8
June 1996FairN out of 10390045.8
August 1994FairN out of 10420045.9
August 1992FairN out of 10420045.9
January 1991FairN out of 10700054.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.49391000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.694910100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4949000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.82967815100
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.603603000