PR 53 over CEIBA CREEK & PR 975


+18.27167, -65.65000
18°16'18" N, 65°39'00" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PR 53 over CEIBA CREEK & PR 975
Structure number:023081
Location:0.8 KM NW OF CEIBA
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Total length:249.7 ft. [76.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.7 ft. [24.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:107.6 ft. [32.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:26°
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:2
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: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,119 [as of 2007]
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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:94.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018FairFairGoodGood2011994.0
October 2015FairFairGoodGood2011994.0
October 2013FairFairGoodGood2011994.0
October 2011FairFairGoodGood1960094.0
April 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1960095.0
October 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1860095.0
November 2005GoodGoodGoodGood1860095.0
April 2001GoodGoodGoodGood1660095.0
June 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1290091.1
March 1997GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good920093.0
January 1995GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1200093.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,2583,2322600
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.43,97424,07018,7281,1760
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4544332100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.107901700
Compression Jointlinear ft.325150124510
Elastomeric Bearingeach8080000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,3011,2505100