Wikipedia:WikiProject Highways/Latin America

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Welcome to the Latin American Highways task force of WikiProject Highways. This task force covers the major pan-national, national and sub-national Latin American and Caribbean highway systems and components. Highways in Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands are in the scope of the US Roads WikiProject.


  1. Imzadi1979 (talk · contribs), initial co-founder of the taskforce.
  2. Rschen7754 (talk · contribs) - assisting in development of task force
  3. Fortguy (talk · contribs) - familiar with some Mexican routes and resources
  4. Bumm13 (talk · contribs) - been doing major overhauling of Mexico Federal Highway route articles

To doEdit

edit·history·watch·refresh   To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Highways/Latin America:

  • Find editors who have shown interest in this subject and ask them to take a look here.
  • Identify articles for creation
  • Identify articles for improvement
  • Review importance and quality of existing articles, especially the unassessed articles

Article alertsEdit

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Tagging and assessmentEdit

Any articles that are within the scope of this task force should be tagged with the project banner for WikiProject Highways. To each of these banners, you should add |latin-america= yes as this will automatically put the page in the appropriate categories.

Latin America road transport articles by quality log



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Userbox templateEdit

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Infobox templateEdit

This task force uses {{infobox road}} or {{infobox road junction}} like the parent project.

Stub templatesEdit

Recognized contentEdit

Did you know? articlesEdit




Route logs (in Portuguese) of the federal system from the Ministério dos Transportes


Highway maps (in Spanish) from the Ministerio de Obras Públicas


A number of useful documents are linked at Spanish Wikipedia's Wikiproyecto:Carreteras de Colombia

Costa RicaEdit

Route information (in Spanish) from the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes


Highway network map (in Spanish) from the Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas

El SalvadorEdit

Route logs (in Spanish) by department from Ministerio de Obras Públicas



Route logs and maps (in Spanish) from the Secretaría de Obras Públicas, Transporte y Vivienda


Route logs and maps from the National Works Agency


National resources
  • Route logs by state (in Spanish) from federal Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) include some state routes
  • Lengths of the paved federal network by state (in Spanish) from SCT includes spurs and bypasses with ratings by class
  • Highway maps by state (in Spanish) from SCT
  • Shapefiles from Instituto Nacioal de Estadística y Geographía (INEGI)
  • More shapefiles from Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO)
  • Shapefiles from the North American Transportation Atlas compiled by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation


Highway network inventory (in Spanish) with maps and route logs by department from the División General de Planificación of the Ministerio de Transporte e Infraesctructura


  • Highway maps from the Dirección de Planificación Vial, Viceministerio de Obras Públicas, Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Comunicaciones
  • Route lengths and termini from Ministerio de Industria y Comercio


  • National Highway System map (in Spanish) from the Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones
  • Route logs (in Spanish) from the Sistema Integrado de Información Vial, Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones