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PR 53 over BLANCO RIVER & PR 31

Map

Coordinates:
+18.21217, -65.77716
18°12'44" N, 65°46'38" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PR 53 over BLANCO RIVER & PR 31
Structure number:025452
Location:3.5 KMS WEST OF NAGUABO
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:128.0 ft. [39.0 m]
Total length:1992.9 ft. [607.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.6 ft. [13.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:24°
Owner:State Toll Authority [31]
Year built:1998
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:17
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: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,679 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:96.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairFairSatisfactoryGood1167996.5
November 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood990097.5
November 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood990097.5
November 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood990097.5
November 2009GoodGoodGoodGood990097.5
November 2007GoodGoodGoodGood990097.5
November 2005GoodGoodGoodGood600097.7
April 2003GoodGoodGoodGood600097.7
May 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good600097.7
May 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good700098.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.10,96110,958300
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.90,62181,5589,06300
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4848000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2071842300
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.761754700
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.3182790390
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach176176000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,9863,9701600