Mexico Federal Highway 8

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Federal Highway 8

Carretera federal 8
Federal Highway 8 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by SCT
Length103.70 km[1] (64.44 mi)
Major junctions
West endPuerto Peñasco, Son.
Major intersections SH 3 near Puerto Peñasco

SH 36 in Sonoyta

Fed. 2 in Sonoyta
East end SR 85 between Sonoyta and Lukeville, AZ
Highway system
State Highways in Sonora
Fed. 5 Fed. 9

Federal Highway 8 (Spanish: Carretera Federal 8, Fed. 8) is a free part of the federal highways corridors (Spanish: los corredores carreteros federales) in Sonora. It is connected to the roadway that transitions from the border post at Lukeville, Arizona where it connects with Arizona State Route 85, proceeds south through Puerto Peñasco with Sonoyta, Sonora, and intersects with Fed. 2. It continues through the El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve until ending at Puerto Peñasco, a length of 100 km (62 mi).

Major intersections

Municipality Location[2] km[3] mi Roads intersected Notes
Puerto Peñasco Puerto Peñasco 0 0 1 de Junio Western terminus
9.9 6.2 SH 3 – Golfo de Santa Clara, Sahuaro
Plutarco Elías Calles Sonoyta 100 62 Fed. 2 east – Santa Ana, Caborca Begin overlay of Fed. 2
101 63 Fed. 2 west – San Luis Río Colorado, Mexicali End overlay of Fed. 2
104 65
SR 85 north – Lukeville
Eastern terminus at Mexico-U.S. border proceeding into Pima County, AZ
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ "Datos Viales de Sonora" (PDF) (in Spanish). Dirección General de Servicios Técnicos, Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. 2011. pp. 5–6. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 16, 2012. Retrieved July 26, 2011.
  2. ^ Sonora (PDF) (Map) (2008–2009 ed.). 1:770,000 (in Spanish). Cartography by Subdirección de Cartografía de la Dirección de Estadística y Cartografía. Dirección General de Planeación, Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 16, 2010. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
  3. ^ Google (2010-07-27). "Route of Fed. 8" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2010-07-27.