Route 9 (Uruguay)

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Route 9
Ruta 9
Coronel Leonardo Olivera
Route information
Maintenance: Ministry of Transport & Public Works
Length: 274 km (170 mi)
Major junctions
West end: near Dr. Francisco Soca
East end: Chuy
Highway system

National Routes of Uruguay

Route 8 Route 19

Route 9 is a national route of Uruguay. In 1975, it was assigned the name Coronel Leonardo Olivera, a national hero of Uruguay.[1] It connects Dr. Francisco Soca with Chuy in the northeast.[2]

The distance notation along Route 9 uses the same Kilometre Zero reference as Routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and IB, which is the Pillar of Peace of Plaza de Cagancha in the Centro of Montevideo.[3] The length of the road, from its beginning at Km. 66 to its end at Km. 340 is 274 kilometres (170 mi) in length.

Destinations and junctions[edit]

These are the populated places Route 9 passes through, as well as its main junctions with other National Roads.

Canelones Department
Maldonado Department
Rocha Department


  1. ^ "LEY N° 14.361". República Oriental del Uruguay, Poder Legislativo. 1975. Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mapas & Planos - República Oriental del Uruguay". Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Kilómetro cero en Plaza Cagancha". Junta Departamental de Montevideo. 25 March 2010. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 

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