Mexican Federal Highway 85D

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Federal Highway 85D shield

Federal Highway 85D
Carretera Federal 85D
Autopista Monterrey–Nuevo Laredo
Autopista Pachuca–Ciudad de México
Route information
Length: 169 km[citation needed] (105 mi)
Existed: 1991 – present
Major junctions
North end: Nuevo Laredo
Pachuca
South end: Monterrey
Mexico City
Highway system

Mexican Federal Highways

Fed. 85 Fed. 87
Mexican Federal Highway 85 from Nuevo Laredo - Monterrey

Mexican Federal Highway 85D is a pair of toll routes (autopistas), one from Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, to Monterrey, Nuevo León, known as Autopista Monterrey–Nuevo Laredo and the other from Pachuca, Hidalgo, to Mexico City, known as Autopista Pachuca–Ciudad de México. Both toll routes run parallel to their free alternative, Mexican Federal Highway 85. Highway 85D has wider lanes offers a more direct route and is continuously being repaired and repaved unlike the free route.[1]

Autopista Monterrey–Nuevo Laredo[edit]

MFH85D in Nuevo Laredo starts at the World Trade International Bridge and ends near Del Norte International Airport in Apodaca, a suburb of northern Monterrey, where the toll highway merges onto Mexican Federal Highway 85. The route from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey is a four lane divided highway that is 123.1 kilometers long and charges a toll of MXN$177). Autopista 85D passes through several cities and small towns including:

Major highway intersections[edit]

State Location Road(s) Notes
Tamaulipas Nuevo Laredo World Trade International Bridge Northern End
Carretera federal 2.svg Mexican Federal Highway 2
Nuevo Leon State Highway 1.PNG Tamaulipas State Highway 1
Mexico Federal Highway 85.png Mexican Federal Highway 85
Nuevo León Nuevo Leon State Highway 1.PNG Nuevo Leon State Highway Spur 1
Mexican State Highway 58.png Nuevo Leon State Highway 58
Monterrey Mexico Federal Highway 85.png Mexican Federal Highway 85 Southern End

Autopista Pachuca–Ciudad de México[edit]

The route from Pachuca to Mexico City is 45.8 kilometers long and charges a toll MXN$33). Autopista Pachuca–Ciudad de México starts near El Dorado, Hidalgo where MFH85 splits into MFH85 and MFH85D and ends in Ecatepec de Morelos, a Mexico City suburb, where it merges onto MFH85. Autopista 85D passes through several cities and small towns including:

Major highway intersections[edit]

State Location Road(s) Notes
Hidalgo Pachuca Mexico Federal Highway 85.png Mexican Federal Highway 85 Northern End
Mexico Mexico City Mexican State Highway 9.png Mexico State Highway 9
Mexican Federal Highway 132D.png Mexican Federal Highway 132D
Mexican Federal Highway 136D.png Mexican Federal Highway 136D
Mexico Federal Highway 85.png Mexican Federal Highway 85 Southern End

2013 road accident[edit]

On 7 May 2013, the gas tanker of a tanker truck exploded after a crash with a collition wall. It killed 26 people and injuring 36.[2]

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