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Puente Histórico de Añasco

Photos 

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BH Photo #301447

Street Views 

Documents 

Puente de Añasco NRHP Nomination Form

PDF (2.8 MB)

Provided by the government of Puerto Rico; Posted by Luke

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Rio Grande de Añasco on Former alignment of PR-2
Location
Anasco, Puerto Rico, and Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1942-4
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabricator)
- Tomás Carro of Orocovis, Puerto Rico (Contractor)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 18, 2011
Also called
Puente Rio Grande de Añasco
Puente #65
Approximate latitude, longitude
+18.27259, -67.16168   (decimal degrees)
18°16'21" N, 67°09'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/694334/2021322 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rincon
Inventory numbers
NRHP 11000018 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 63613 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 14, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builders & date; Added imagery; Added document
  • September 18, 2017: New Street View added by Dave King
  • February 22, 2016: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 4, 2015: Updated by Luke: Changed name to local name
  • October 13, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Puente Histórico de Añasco
Posted June 14, 2018, by Luke

Here's a rarity: Pin-connected truss built in the 1940s