Puerto Rico Highway 503

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Highway 503 marker

Highway 503
Route information
Length: 21.8 km[1] (13.5 mi)
Major junctions
North end: Barrio Consejo, Jayuya
South end: Barrio Sexto (Cantera), Ponce
Highway system

Puerto Rico Highways

PR-502 PR-504

Puerto Rico Highway 503 is a tertiary[2] state[3] road that connects Barrio Consejo in the southwestern part of the town of Jayuya to barrio Sexto in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. The road northern terminus is at its intersection with Puerto Rico Highway 143 in Jayuya's barrio Consejo. The road runs southernly through barrio Portugues of the municipality of Adjuntas, and through barrios Guaraguao, San Patricio, Tibes, Portugues, and Portugues Urbano of the municipality of Ponce before reaching barrio Sexto (Cantera) in the city of Ponce. The road leads to the Represa Portugués in Barrio Tibes. On 12 July 2011, Governor Luis Fortuño signed Law #130-2011 (House Bill 2885) naming this road as the David Medina-Feliciano Highway in honor of the costumbrista painter from Ponce.[4]

A stretch of Puerto Rico Highway 503 (PR-503) heading northbound in Barrio Portugues, in Ponce, Puerto Rico

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Guía de Carreteras Principales, Expresos y Autopistas. Autoridad de Carreteras y Transportacion (ACT). Government of Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2010.
  2. ^ Guía de Carreteras Principales, Expresos y Autopistas. (In Spanish) Puerto Rico Autoridad de Carreteras y Transportacion (ACT).
  3. ^ ¿Una avenida o zona de combate? Primera Hora. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  4. ^ An ACT to designate PR Road 503, which extends from Ponce to Adjuntas as the Davod Medina-Feliciano Road."" H.B. 2885. Oficina de Servicios Legislativos de Puerto Rico. Gobierno de Puerto Rico. Approved 12 July 2011. Published (English version) 30 September 2014. Accessed 8 April 2016.

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