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Puente Mata de Plátanos

Photos 

Photo taken by FWHA

View this photo at fhwa.dot.gov

BH Photo #403232

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Riveted Whipple/Doulbe-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 (Contractor)
Design
Riveted Whipple/Doulbe-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
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
7,100
Inventory numbers
PR 321 (Puerto Rico bridge number)
NRHP 95000847 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 47914 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2018: New photos from Luke
  • 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