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Puente Río Hondo

Photos 

West Side.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #193146

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Eiffel pony truss bridge over Río Hondo on PR 156
Location
Comerio, Puerto Rico
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1908, Replaced 2001
Builder
- Rafael Nones of San Juan, Puerto Rico
Design
Eiffel pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.6 ft.
Total length: 67.6 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 1995
Also called
PR156 Puente Río Hondo
Approximate latitude, longitude
+18.20884, -66.24320   (decimal degrees)
18°12'32" N, 66°14'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/791587/2015484 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Comerio
Inventory numbers
NRHP 95000842 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
PR 339 (Puerto Rico bridge number)
BH 47940 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1998)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
1,300

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2015: Updated by Luke: Replaced 2001
  • February 2, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER PR-44 - Puente Rio Hondo, Spanning Hondo River on PR Road 156, Barrio Rio Hondo, Comerio, Comerio, PR
  • Luke