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PR418 - Puente de Coloso


Photo taken by Joe Delgado

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Pony truss bridge over Río Culebrinas on PR 418
Aguada, Puerto Rico
Open to traffic
Built 1928
- Central Coloso Sugarcane Railway
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Span length: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 29, 2010
Also called
Río Culebrinas Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+18.39912, -67.15619   (decimal degrees)
18°23'57" N, 67°09'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/694774/2035332 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aguadilla SE
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
Inventory numbers
PR 1142 (Puerto Rico bridge number)
NRHP 10001102 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 47956 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 28, 2022: Updated by Luke: Added category "Central Coloso Sugarcane Railway"
  • October 28, 2022: Updated by Hector Ruiz: Added NRHP listing information
  • October 27, 2022: Updated by Hector Ruiz: Updated the Name and Categories to remove references to the American Railroad Co of P.R. as this bridge was never part of that railroad
  • September 19, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • March 23, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added link to imagery
  • March 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "American Railroad Co. of Puerto Rico", "Railroad", "Rail-to-road"
  • February 2, 2011: Added by James Baughn