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Due to a collapse of part of the scenic toll road at Salsipuedes in December 2013, traffic between La Misión and Ensenada is currently being rerouted inland on the free road. The road is well‐paved throughout but is two lanes and can be steep and windy at times with no shoulder. Have patience, drive alertly and only drive during daylight hours. They are now rerouting most trucks through Tecate on MEX 3, so there is no longer a problem with getting stuck behind slow‐moving semi trucks. The free road detour is about 20 miles and will take about 30 minutes. If you need local access to Punta Piedra, Baja Seasons, La Salina or Bajamar, the authorities will grant you access on the toll road to those destinations.
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