The Peruvian Highway System
Now, Peru's administration is responding positively to the crisis, although only to further their practical transportation aims, rather than for ethical reasons.

To compound these enviro-political problems, the severe effects of the El Nino weather system have destroyed a great deal of existing transportation infrastructure.

The infrastructure of highways and roads was directly and negatively impacted during the last El Niħo. This network extends for 75,000 km in Peru. A great majority, 50,000 km, are little more than dirt roads and trails. Only a third of Peruvian highways are either gravel or asphalt. Most of the 10,000 km of asphalt roads are in the Pan-American Highway that runs along the coast. Seen as a group, this network is very inadequate because its extension is limited compared to the size of the country.

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Additional problems exist for engineers of Peruvian transportation systems in the form of natural disasters. Peru is located in an earthquake-prone area, and has experienced mild volcanic activity, landslides, flooding and tsunamis in past years (, 2004). As the nation's economy largely depends upon the transportation of marke

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