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Old January 13th, 2008, 03:57 AM   #61
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Old June 3rd, 2008, 05:51 PM   #62
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:The most interesting thing about these so called highways are the toll booths .They are operated by private companies, not government employees. The toll ranges from $I.00 to 35 cents.
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Old June 3rd, 2008, 08:57 PM   #63
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It's called a concession to a private company for running the motorway. It's quite common internationally, especially in southern Europe (Spain, France, Italy, Croatia).
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Old June 4th, 2008, 02:44 AM   #64
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I thought all the large highways in Puerto Rico were freeways.
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Old August 13th, 2008, 06:03 AM   #65
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In Puerto Rico, Autopistas (in Spanish) or Expressways are usually tollways. Funding for these expressways is collected by a system of tolls rather than the Interstate Highway System, although not all Autopistas are tolled. On all tollbooths, AutoExpreso, an electronic toll collection system, is accepted.

Autopistas are also locally known as Expressways, or Expresos (Spanish), or referred to by an individual name.


Controlled-access highways in Puerto Rico, many (but not all) which are tolled. All Autopistas are signed either as primary or as primary urban routes.

PRI-2 (Guaynabo to San Juan; San German to Peñuelas)
PR-5 (Tollway)
PR-18
PR-20 (Tollway)
PR-22 (Tollway)
PR-26
PR-30
PR-52 (Tollway)
PR-53 (Tollway)
PR-66 (Tollway, partially opened)

There are talks about PR-22 being concessionned(is that correct?) to a private company.
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Old August 15th, 2008, 04:10 AM   #66
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PR-2 San Germán, Puerto Rico


PR-2 Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico


PR-2 Guayanilla, Puerto Rico


PR-52 "Ponce Toll" Ponce, Puerto Rico


PR-22 Arecibo, Puerto Rico


PR-52 Caguas-San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Old August 18th, 2008, 05:02 AM   #67
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PR-52 Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico


PR-52 Cayey, Puerto Rico




PR-53 Naguabo, Puerto Rico


PR-66 Canóvanas, Puerto Rico


PR-18 San Juan, Puerto Rico


PR-22 San Juan, Puerto Rico


PR-22 "Buchanan Toll Plaza" Guaynabo, Puerto Rico


PR-5 Bayamón, Puerto Rico


PR-22 Vega Alta, Puerto Rico


PR-22 Barceloneta, Puerto Rico


PR-22 Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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Old August 18th, 2008, 07:52 AM   #68
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Puerto Rico in my opinion, it's like a poor version of the US lol
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Old August 18th, 2008, 12:16 PM   #69
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Jesus ****en christ that's a lot of concrete!!

How many people in Puerto Rico?
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Old August 18th, 2008, 12:17 PM   #70
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4 million of which 2.5 million live in San Juan metro
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Old August 19th, 2008, 09:23 AM   #71
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OMG. Puerto Rico highways are very similar to Mexican ones. And what surprises me more is the fact that Puerto Rico freeways, I think the ones from San Juan are very similar to Monterrey, Mexico freeways (my city), I find them surprisingly similar, specially the frontage or access roads, because they are not so separate from the freeway.
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Old August 19th, 2008, 03:15 PM   #72
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not a rich country,but i like the cleanliness and orderliness
not crowded and filthy like my country.
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Old August 19th, 2008, 08:31 PM   #73
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Remember guys, Puerto Rico *IS* a part of the USA and will likely gain full statehood status within the foreseeable future. Many of PR's motorways are built to full USA interstate standards and will be numbered as such whenever they get that star on the flag.

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Old August 23rd, 2008, 02:24 AM   #74
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What do you mean gogonza???

ManRegio,that could be because some freeways used to be normal highways and later upgraded to freeways...

Chris,yes and almost no freeways and a horrible freeway network(for being a very developed island),horrible traffic almost the entire day,not only rush hour(which are way longer than in most places by the way).

An average of 25,000 miles traveled yearly by each vehicle and a gallon won't give you more than half the mileage that's normal in the US.

mgk920, hopefully in the very near future
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Old August 23rd, 2008, 04:18 AM   #75
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Kind of suprised..never thought Puerto Rico would have large freeways with 10-lanes?....but then i remembered its part of the U.S..the freeways/toll roads are an exact copy as the freeways here in mainland U.S.
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What do you mean gogonza???

ManRegio,that could be because some freeways used to be normal highways and later upgraded to freeways...

Chris,yes and almost no freeways and a horrible freeway network(for being a very developed island),horrible traffic almost the entire day,not only rush hour(which are way longer than in most places by the way).

An average of 25,000 miles traveled yearly by each vehicle and a gallon won't give you more than half the mileage that's normal in the US.

mgk920, hopefully in the very near future
I spent some time this evening going over high-resolution air photos of PR on Google Maps and noticed that there is a lot of highway construction going on in the Ponce area, almost like a full beltway is being developed. What is all going on there? Also, how close is PR 10 to being completed between Ponce and Arecibo?

Anyways, those roads in the island's interior look to be truly FASCINATING to explore and get lost on.



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Old August 23rd, 2008, 11:43 AM   #77
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Kind of suprised..never thought Puerto Rico would have large freeways with 10-lanes?....but then i remembered its part of the U.S..the freeways/toll roads are an exact copy as the freeways here in mainland U.S.
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Old August 23rd, 2008, 03:31 PM   #78
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There are 2x6 freeways too

Yes there's a little beltway being constructed in Ponce,right now there's only 2 miles left for it to be concluded.It's a beltway but it has 1 at grade intersection(maybe in the future a viaduct will be constructed over it...

PR-10 will be completed by 2012,it's been a pretty costly road(over $800 million and it ain't a freeway).
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Old August 24th, 2008, 12:23 PM   #79
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2x6 freeways? 12-lanes? WoW!
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Old August 24th, 2008, 11:42 PM   #80
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They're a copy of the US because WE are part of the US

Hey christos,how many lanes is the widest motorway in Greece?

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those roads in the island's interior look to be truly FASCINATING to explore and get lost on.



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Oh yes but I wouldn't like to have to take those roads to get to my house ><

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:The most interesting thing about these so called highways are the toll booths .They are operated by private companies, not government employees. The toll ranges from $I.00 to 35 cents.
Most are tollways because we're not rich,our Government doesn't get as many funds from the US as the states do because we're a territory.Only 1 toll booth(Teodoro Moscoso Bridge) is operated by a private company. And tolls range up to $2.00

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