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PR 3 over PITAHAYA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+18.35685, -65.70039
18°21'25" N, 65°42'01" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PR 3 over PITAHAYA RIVER
Structure number:018171
Location:2.4 KM S E OF LUQUILLO
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:83.0 ft. [25.3 m]
Total length:178.2 ft. [54.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:82.7 ft. [25.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:88.9 ft. [27.1 m]
Skew angle:24°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1985
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: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:36,484 [as of 2005]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:84.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$523,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairFairGoodSatisfactory3648484.0
November 2016FairFairGoodSatisfactory3648484.0
October 2014FairFairGoodSatisfactory3648484.0
September 2012FairFairGoodSatisfactory3648484.0
October 2010FairFairGoodSatisfactory3648484.0
October 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4570085.0
September 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory3850085.0
November 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory3850085.0
November 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4800085.0
February 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4320085.0
March 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4110085.0
February 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory3280085.0
July 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood3060085.0
July 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2940085.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,9911,991000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.15,801015,80100
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.6659700
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.177170700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.49331600
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.2760266100
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach3632400
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.433426700