Rodovia Régis Bittencourt

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Rodovia Régis Bittencourt
Map of the itinerary of Régis Bittencourt Highway (in red and yellow).
Route information
Maintained by Autopista Régis Bittencourt (OHL) (since 2008)
Length: 496 km (308 mi)
Existed: January 24, 1961 – present
Major junctions
North end: Largo do Taboão in Taboão da Serra, SP
  SP-021.png SP-21 (Rodoanel Mário Covas)
SP-055.png SP-55
SP-079.svg SP-79
SP-165.svg SP-165
SP-226.svg SP-226
SP-222.svg SP-222
South end: Rodovia Via Serrana in Rio Negro, PR
Highway system
Highways in Brazil

Rodovia Régis Bittencourt (official designation in the state of São Paulo SP-230) is a section of the BR-116 that connects the cities of São Paulo and Rio Negro, passing also through Curitiba, Brazil. It is considered one of the most dangerous highways of Brazil, due to the high number of accidents.[1] Sometimes it is even nicknamed "Rodovia da Morte" (Death Highway).[1] It also leads the number of ambiental accidents in the state of São Paulo.


A Rollover on Regis Bittencourt highway 


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