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PR14 Puente Río Descalabrado

Photo 

From the book "Los Puentes Historicos de Puerto Rico" by Luis F. Pumarada O'Neill"; Used under Fair Use as an educational resource

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Río Descalabrado on PR 14
Location
Coamo, Puerto Rico, and Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1878
Builder
- Eugene Rollin & Co. of Braine-le-Comte, Belgium
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Span length: 70.5 ft.
Total length: 70.5 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+18.05016, -66.42567   (decimal degrees)
18°03'01" N, 66°25'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/772523/1997632 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rio Descalabrado
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
6,300
Inventory numbers
PR 172 (Puerto Rico bridge number)
BH 48002 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 7, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • June 15, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • February 4, 2011: Added by James Baughn

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