Peru and paved highways for the last 30 years

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Peru and paved highways for the last 30 years

Postby windsportinperu » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:07 pm

The infrastructure in Peru is hard to build because of its Geography. High mountains at 5,000 meters over the sea level and then go down to 3,000 meters and the go up again to 4,000 and then go down ! . Besides the highway, we need additional tunnels and bridges, to go through this scenario

The work done the last 30 years has been amazing. All roads to main cities are already paved. Imagine how was Peru 30 years ago. The only paved road was the Pan-American highway in the coast. The rest of highways were unpaved dirty roads.

All cities as Cajamarca, Chachapoyas, Tarapoto, Huamachuco, Huaraz, Huanuco, Huancayo, Huancavelica, Ayacucho, Abancay, Cusco, Arequipa, Puno, Madre de Dios, etc, etc. have paved roads.

https://rpp.pe/peru/actualidad/cuanto-a ... cia-979260

Bridges ? … 1084 bridges for 2021 !

https://www.gob.pe/institucion/mtc/noti ... do-el-pais


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Re: Peru and paved highways for the last 30 years

Postby FDiH » Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:25 am

I guess fooks from Iquitos might disagree with you there. But I must admit that the road network is improving. Especially on this side of the Andes, lots of work is done by Chilean and Chinese companies and the quality seems excellent
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Re: Peru and paved highways for the last 30 years

Postby Formidable 1 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:26 am

FDiH wrote:I guess fooks from Iquitos might disagree with you there. But I must admit that the road network is improving. Especially on this side of the Andes, lots of work is done by Chilean and Chinese companies and the quality seems excellent


Yep, leave it to the Chilean and Chinese companies to get things done.
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Re: Peru and paved highways for the last 30 years

Postby windsportinperu » Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:20 am

Right, No matter what company is doing the job quality is strictly supervised . Most of them are from here and quality is important because of the harsh environment

Same thing for steel bridges https://gestion.pe/economia/mtc-adjudic ... tal-246150

Another good news : There will be a second highway to Central Andes . It will be the alternative option to "Carretera Central"
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Re: Peru and paved highways for the last 30 years

Postby windsportinperu » Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:33 am

Right again. Iquitos do not have a highway. The main reason was because of the negative damage to beautiful National Reserve as Pacaya Samiria and the Eco-system

IMHO, Iquitos should keep it actual mean of transportation, through navigable rivers
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Re: Peru and paved highways for the last 30 years

Postby Formidable 1 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:14 pm

windsportinperu wrote: Most of them are from here


Right, and have to admire the companies for hiring cheap local labor to stay on budget.
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Re: Peru and paved highways for the last 30 years

Postby Alpineprince » Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:05 pm

windsportinperu wrote:Right again. Iquitos do not have a highway. The main reason was because of the negative damage to beautiful National Reserve as Pacaya Samiria and the Eco-system

IMHO, Iquitos should keep it actual mean of transportation, through navigable rivers

I was their last month and they are building a bridge to Colombia!

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