Mexican Federal Highway 1D

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Federal Highway 1D
Carretera Federal 1D
Segunda Benito Juárez
Autopista Tijuana-Ensenada
Route information
Length: 98 km (61 mi)
Major junctions
North end: Fed. 1 in Tijuana

Fed. 1 in Rosarito Beach

Fed. 1 in La Misión
South end: Fed. 1 in San Miguel near Ensenada
Highway system

Mexican Federal Highways
List • Autopistas

Fed. 1 Fed. 2

Mexico's Federal Highway 1D is a mostly tolled federal highway in the state of Baja California. It is precisely 98.17 km (61.00 mi) long. Between Avenida Mar Báltico (Baltic Sea Avenue) and the northern terminus, it is locally known as Segunda Benito Juárez. The rest of Highway 1D is locally known as tolled Autopista Escenica Tijuana-Ensenada (Tijuana-Ensenada scenic highway). Highway 1D is a high-speed alternative to the neighboring Highway 1, as it is four lanes wide. Due to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean, it is more scenic than Highway 1 between Tijuana and Ensenada.

There are 3 toll booths along the highway, and each toll booth charges regular automobiles 31 pesos to pass. The northernmost toll booth is located at km 5, within the city of Tijuana. The second toll booth is located in Rosarito Beach, and the third and final toll booth is located just a few km north of Ensenada.

On December 19th, 2013, several small earthquakes occurred within the region, causing a 300 metres (980 ft) section of Highway 1D to collapse, falling over 100 metres (330 ft) into the ocean below at km 93.[1] On December 28th, 2013, two cement trucks were driving along this stretch when the highway collapsed with no one hurt.[1] The road remain closed to all traffic in both directions for nearly a year while the highway was repaired. Traffic was re-routed along Mexico Highway 1 (inland) during the Highway 1D closure. The highway reopened to all traffic on December 16th, 2014.[2]

Exit list[edit]

The entirety of the route is in Baja California. Toll rates are current as of Jan. 29, 2016.

Location Destinations Notes
Tijuana Av. Braulio Maldonado
Av. Internacional (Northbound)
Av. Internacional (Southbound)
Blvd. Mirador
Av. 18 de Marzo At grade Northbound access only
Av. Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada At grade Northbound access only
Paseo Playas de Tijuana
Toll Plaza Playas de Tijuana Autos $31.00 MEX / About $1.80 USD
La Joya (No name)
Punta Bandera (No name)
San Antonio del Mar (No name)
Colegio de la Frontera Norte (No name) Nortbound access only
(No name)
San Marino (No name) Northbound access only
(No name)
Rosarito (No name)
JCT Carretera federal 1.svg Mexico 1
Av. Artículo 27 Signed as Av. Venustiano Carraza
Av. Ensenada Southbound access only
Av. Del Pino Southbound access only
JCT Carretera federal 1.svg Mexico 1
Toll Plaza Playas de Rosarito Autos $31.00 MEX / About $1.80 USD
Puerto Nuevo JCT Carretera federal 1.svg Mexico 1
Cantamar JCT Carretera federal 1.svg Mexico 1
(No name) Northbound access only
JCT Carretera federal 1.svg Mexico 1
Cuenca Lechera JCT Carretera federal 1.svg Mexico 1 Northbound access only
Cuenca Lechera JCT Carretera federal 1.svg Mexico 1 Southbound access only
(No name)
Baja Seasons (No name) Southbound access only
Puerto Salina (No name)
Bajamar (No name)
Sempra Energy (No name) Not Signed
El Mirador (No name) Rest Stop
Mirador Vista Point Southbound only
Salsipuedes (No name)
Playa Saldamando (No name) Southbound access only
Mirador Vista Point Southbound only
San Miguel Toll Plaza San Miguel Autos $31.00 MEX / $1.80 USD
JCT Carretera federal 1.svg Mexico 1
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Lieberman, Dave (December 29, 2013). "[UPDATED With Map, Proposed Alternative] Section of Tijuana-Ensenada Scenic Highway Collapses". OC Weekly. Retrieved March 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Toll Road to Ensenada Reopened". Discover Baja Travel Club. December 17, 2014. Retrieved March 28, 2016. 

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