Types of Roads in Brazil

Example with Types of Roads in Brazil. A Rio & Learn fica na Rua Siqueira Campos.
What’s up people!
On our Dica today, we are going to learn about the types of roads in Brazil.
Let’s get to know the most common names of roads:

Types of Roads

Rua – it’s a common public road. Usually, there’s a lot of types of houses and buildings on it.
Avenida – it’s a wide urban public road. Wider than the street and the main access among the city’s main points.
Estrada – it’s a rural public road. It’s more common in the countryside or farther areas of the city.
Via expressa – it’s a road designed for high speed traffic. Also known as Interstate or Parkway.
Travessa – it’s a road smaller than a Rua. It’s usually diagonally across two streets.

Let’s see some examples with the different types of roads in Brazil:

Examples with the types of roads in Brazil

A Rio & Learn fica na Rua Siqueira Campos.
Rio & Learn is situated at Siqueira Campos Street.

A Avenida Atlântica corta toda a orla de Copacabana.
Avenida Atlântica cuts through the entire Copacabana shoreline.

A Avenida Brasil conecta a zona central para a zona oeste da cidade do Rio de Janeiro.
Avenida Brasil connects downtown to Rio de Janeiro’s west side.

A Via Dutra liga o estado do Rio de Janeiro ao estado de São Paulo.
Via Dutra connects Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

O centro da cidade do Rio de Janeiro tem muitas travessas.
There are a lot of bystreets in downtown Rio.

A Estrada Reta de Piranema liga os municípios de Seropédica, onde fica a Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro,  Itaguaí e Santa Cruz, onde está a Casa da Moeda do Brasil.
Reta de Piranema Parkway connects counties such as Seropédica,  where the Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro is located, Itaguaí and Santa Cruz, home of Casa da Moeda do Brasil.

Now that we know the different types of roads we can venture throughout Brazil. Let’s go?

XOXO Rio & Learn!
Bye people!

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