PR 798 over CA¥AS RIVER


+18.29526, -66.05712
18°17'43" N, 66°03'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PR 798 over CA¥AS RIVER
Structure number:000061
Location:7.5 KM N W OF CAGUAS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Total length:60.4 ft. [18.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1856
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Masonry [8]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, posting recommended but not legally implemented [B]
Average daily traffic:11,000 [as of 2002]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:30.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$585,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
November 2018Fair6 out of 101100030.0
November 2016Fair6 out of 10110007.0
October 2014Fair6 out of 101100035.9
October 2012Fair6 out of 10190096.7
January 2011Fair6 out of 10110070.0
November 2010Fair6 out of 10190096.7
November 2008Fair6 out of 10580096.2
January 2007Good7 out of 10580096.2
February 2005Good7 out of 10580096.2
January 2002Fair5 out of 10560060.4
October 1999Fair6 out of 10300073.2
August 1997Fair6 out of 10300073.6
February 1996Fair6 out of 10300058.4
August 1993Fair5 out of 10169048.5
November 1991Fair5 out of 10123047.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Other Material Culvertlinear ft.2323000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.2031901300