Rodovia Raposo Tavares

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Rodovia Raposo Tavares
Rodovia São Paulo-Paraná (until 1954)
Via Adhemar (until 1954)
Map of the itinerary of Raposo Tavares Highway (in red)
Rodovia Raposo Tavares
View of the Highway
Route information
Maintained by Viaoeste (CCR), SPVias (CCR), DER and CART
Length: 654 km (406 mi)
Existed: 1937 – present
Major junctions
West end: BR-267 in Presidente Epitácio, SP
  SP-021.png SP-21
SP-029.svg SP-29
SP-250.svg SP-250
SP-274.svg SP-274
SP-075.svg SP-75
SP-141.svg SP-141
SP-127.svg SP-127
SP-266.svg SP-266
SP-268.svg SP-268
SP-255.svg SP-255
SP-261.svg SP-261
SP-287.svg SP-287
BR-153.svg BR-153
SP-327.png SP-327
SP-333.png SP-333
SP-284.svg SP-284
SP-457.png SP-457
SP-425.png SP-425
SP-501.png SP-501
SP-563.png SP-563
East end: Rua Reação in Butantã, São Paulo, SP
Highway system
Highways in Brazil

Rodovia Raposo Tavares (official designation SP-270) is the longest highway in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, with 654 km.

The highway starts in the city of São Paulo and continues westward, serving the main cities of Cotia, Vargem Grande Paulista, São Roque, Sorocaba, Itapetininga, Angatuba, Ourinhos, Assis, Presidente Prudente, Presidente Bernardes, Presidente Venceslau and Presidente Epitácio, at the shores of the Paraná River, by the border with Mato Grosso do Sul. It receives the Castelo Branco Highway at Ourinhos. The highway was named in honour of António Raposo Tavares, one of the leading bandeirantes (explorers of the backlands in the 16th and 17th centuries). It is managed and maintained in its first 120 km by a state concession to private company ViaOeste, and this section requires a toll. The remainder of the highway is maintained by the State of São Paulo's Department of Roads (DER).

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