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PR 53 EASTBOUND over SECO RIVER

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Coordinates:
+17.97333, -66.16667
17°58'24" N, 66°10'00" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PR 53 EASTBOUND over SECO RIVER
Structure number:022552
Location:6 KM NORTHWEST OF GUAYAMA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:113.5 ft. [34.6 m]
Total length:721.2 ft. [219.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.7 ft. [12.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Owner:State Toll Authority [31]
Year built:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans 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: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,500 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:98.6
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$412,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairFairGoodGood950098.6
April 2015FairFairGoodGood950098.6
April 2013FairFairGoodGood950098.6
April 2011FairFairGoodGood950098.6
April 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood985099.5
November 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood985099.5
April 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood900099.6
April 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood795099.6
October 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood795099.6
December 1999GoodGoodGoodGood730099.7
September 1997GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1280098.0
May 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good635098.0
June 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good510098.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.8,6098,609000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.63,31319,00926,89917,4050
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3636000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.427427000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.505505000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.6562523281066
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach168168000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,8742,874000