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PR 53 WESTBOUND 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 WESTBOUND over SECO RIVER
Structure number:022562
Location:6 KMS. NW. OF GUAYAMA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:118.4 ft. [36.1 m]
Total length:748.1 ft. [228.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.7 ft. [12.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.6 ft. [13.3 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:9,850 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:5% 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:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:98.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$212,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairFairGoodGood985098.5
April 2015FairFairGoodGood985098.5
April 2013FairFairGoodGood985098.5
April 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood985099.5
April 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood985099.5
November 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood985099.5
April 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood900099.6
April 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood795099.6
October 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood795099.6
December 1999GoodGoodGoodGood730099.7
September 1997GoodGoodGoodGood640098.0
May 1996GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good635097.4
June 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good605097.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,4654,462300
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.32,71223,9402588,5140
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1818000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1741581600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2592431600
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.325177010543
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach8484000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,6041,57120130