+18.23552, -66.21469
18°14'08" N, 66°12'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PR 156 over HIGUERO CREEK
Structure number:018541
Location:0.5 KM WEST PR156 & P
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:91.2 ft. [27.8 m]
Total length:93.5 ft. [28.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.4 ft. [11.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Skew angle:21°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,400 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:95.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$69,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood940095.3
April 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood940095.3
April 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood940095.3
May 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodGood940095.3
May 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood940095.3
February 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood760095.8
January 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood760095.8
March 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood760095.8
November 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood760095.8
December 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood720095.9
August 1996GoodGoodGoodGood730093.9
September 1994GoodGoodGoodGood740093.7
October 1992GoodGoodGoodGood700093.8
February 1991GoodGoodGoodGood644094.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.548548000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,7033,59510800
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.171171000
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.3939000
Compression Jointlinear ft.79592000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1212000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.184177700