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PR 52 SOUTHBOUND over PR 177

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Coordinates:
+18.37333, -66.06833
18°22'24" N, 66°04'06" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PR 52 SOUTHBOUND over PR 177
Structure number:012512
Location:2.1 MI S W OF RIO PIEDRAS
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Tolls:Yes, on toll road [2]
Length of largest span:97.8 ft. [29.8 m]
Total length:205.7 ft. [62.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:94.8 ft. [28.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:State Toll Authority [31]
Year built:1979
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: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:83,247 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:86.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$761,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018PoorPoorGoodGood8324786.8
February 2016PoorPoorGoodGood8324786.8
February 2014PoorPoorGoodGood8324786.8
March 2012PoorPoorGoodGood8324786.8
April 2010PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood8500086.7
May 2008FairFairSatisfactoryGood8500088.8
July 2006FairFairSatisfactoryGood6970089.5
May 2004FairFairSatisfactoryGood6970089.5
August 2001FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6970075.9
October 1999FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6505053.7
July 1997FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory5415076.8
December 1995FairFairGoodGood6000080.0
September 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5385098.0
November 1991FairFairFairFair5385081.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,2913,291000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.18,0627,5241,8088,127603
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach55000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.246239700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.108105300
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.2620206560
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach64442000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6176071000