Puerto Rico Highway 139

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Highway 139

Ruta 139
Route information
Maintained by Puerto Rico DTPW
Length25.2 km[1] (15.7 mi)
Major junctions
South end PR-10 / PR-14 in Machuelo Arriba
Major intersections
North end PR-143 in AnónJauca
CountryUnited States
TerritoryPuerto Rico
Highway system
PR-138 PR-140

PR-125RPR-139R PR-149R
PR-4413PR-5139 PR-5141

Puerto Rico Highway 139 (PR-139) is a two-way secondary[2] highway in the municipality of Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Route description

The road runs north to south, and mostly alongside Río Cerrillos in barrio Maragüez, borders the edge of Lake Cerrillos, and then runs through barrio Cerrillos and from there into the city of Ponce.[3]

Communities served

As the road is traveled in a northbound fashion, it serves barrios Machuelo Arriba, Maragüez, and Anón.

Major intersections

PonceMachuelo Arriba0.00.0 PR-10 (Carretera Salvador "Chiry" Vassallo Ruiz) / PR-14 (Avenida Tito Castro) – Ponce, Juana Díaz, AdjuntasSouthern terminus of PR-139; diamond interchange

PR-505 north (Carretera La Guardarraya) – Adjuntas, Jayuya
3.22.0 PR-139R / PR-5139 – Ponce
municipal line
AnónJauca line25.215.7 PR-143 (Ruta Panorámica) – Adjuntas, BarranquitasNorthern terminus of PR-139
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Related routes

Currently, Puerto Rico Highway 139 has two branches along its route in Ponce.

Puerto Rico Highway 139R

Highway 139R

Length2.9 km[4] (1.8 mi)

Puerto Rico Highway 139R (Spanish: Carretera Ramal 139, abbreviated Ramal PR-139 or PR-139R) is a spur route or ramal from its parent route PR-139, and the main (and only) access to Cerrillos Dam and Luis A. "Wito" Morales Park.[5] The entire route is located in Ponce

Machuelo Arriba0.00.0 PR-139 / PR-5139 – Ponce, JayuyaSouthern terminus of PR-139R
Maragüez2.91.8Luis A. "Wito" Morales ParkCerrillos DamNorthern terminus of PR-139R; dead end road
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Puerto Rico Highway 5139

Highway 5139

Length2.8 km[6] (1.7 mi)

Puerto Rico Highway 5139 (PR-5139) is a north–south connector located between PR-14 and PR-139. This road runs through Cerrillos and Machuelo Arriba barrios, crossing Cerrillos River near Cerrillos Dam.[7] The entire route is located in Ponce

Cerrillos0.00.0 PR-14 (Carretera Central) – Ponce, Juana DíazSouthern terminus of PR-5139
Machuelo Arriba2.81.7 PR-139 / PR-139R – Ponce, JayuyaNorthern terminus of PR-5139
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also


  1. ^ a b Google (March 2, 2020). "PR-139" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  2. ^ PRHTA Design Manual. Manual de Especificaciones y Diseño; General Design Criteria. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico DTOP. Pages 1-2 and 1-3. Accessed 30 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Tránsito Promedio Diario (AADT)". Transit Data (Datos de Transito) (in Spanish). DTOP PR. p. 77. Archived from the original on April 1, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Google (March 2, 2020). "PR-139R" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  5. ^ National Geographic Maps (2011). Puerto Rico (Map). 1:125,000. Adventure Map (Book 3107). Evergreen, Colorado: National Geographic Maps. ISBN 978-1566955188. OCLC 756511572.
  6. ^ a b Google (August 16, 2020). "PR-5139" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  7. ^ "PR 5139 over CERILLO RIVER, Ponce, Puerto Rico". bridgereports.com. Retrieved 7 January 2022.

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