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Antiguo Puente Río Blanco

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Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Río Blanco on PR 31
Location
Río Blanco, Naguabo, Puerto Rico
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Replacement is planned, but given Puerto Rico's track record, it'll probably be bypassed: http://www.victoria840.com/act-informa-cierre-temporal-de-la...
History
Built 1928
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.3 ft.
Total length: 137.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
PR31 Puente Río Blanco
Approximate latitude, longitude
+18.21711, -65.78208   (decimal degrees)
18°13'02" N, 65°46'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
20/205750/2016440 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Humacao
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
2,837
Inventory numbers
PR 194 (Puerto Rico bridge number)
BH 72619 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder + date; Added link to imagery on Geocaching.com; Added local news link from 2014 mentioning installation of headache bar + allusion to future replacement.
  • June 26, 2016: Added by Luke

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