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PR 159 over UNIBON RIVER

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Coordinates:
+18.34000, -66.37833
18°20'24" N, 66°22'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PR 159 over UNIBON RIVER
Structure number:003511
Location:5 KM EAST OF MOROVIS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Total length:62.7 ft. [19.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1921
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,000 [as of 2000]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:43.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$430,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairFairFairFair900043.3
April 2016FairFairFairFair900043.3
April 2014FairFairFairFair900043.3
April 2012FairFairFairFair900043.3
May 2010FairFairFairFair940043.3
March 2008FairFairFairFair940043.3
February 2006FairFairFairFair298027.8
February 2004FairFairFairFair900027.8
September 2001FairFairFairFair298027.8
May 1999FairFairFairFair298027.8
February 1997FairFairFairSatisfactory280033.8
January 1995FairFairFairSatisfactory260045.9
February 1993FairFairFairSatisfactory260045.9
December 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory260049.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.315031500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,6471,1084311080
Deck
Prestressed Concrete Decksq. ft.1,2811,08719400
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.23131000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.43271600
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.2071300
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1251151000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.169700