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Puente Mata de Plátanos

Photo 

Photo taken by FWHA

View this photo at fhwa.dot.gov

BH Photo #403232

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Double-intersection Pratt through truss bridge over Rio Manati on PR 6685
Location
Ciales, Puerto Rico
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- Luis Ninlliat of San Juan, Puerto Rico
Design
Riveted, double-intersection Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 264.1 ft.
Total length: 269.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 1995
Also called
Puente Manati
Puente Juan José Jiménez
Approximate latitude, longitude
+18.35882, -66.47896   (decimal degrees)
18°21'32" N, 66°28'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/766408/2031731 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ciales NW
Inventory numbers
PR 321 (Puerto Rico bridge number)
NRHP 95000847 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 47914 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2012)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
7,100

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2017: Updated by Luke: Bridge reopened after rehab completed.
  • September 19, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • September 4, 2015: Updated by Luke: Changed name to local name
  • February 1, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Luke