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Distance Matrix

Distances from Capital City to Major Towns (km)


Lima

Tumbes

Piura

Cajamarca

Arequipa

Cuzco

Tacna

Puno

Lima


1299

973

856

997

1153

1293

1542

Tumbes

1299


283

750

2265

2362

2549

2591

Piura

973

283


496

1982

2079

2266

2515

Cajamarca

856

750

496


1860

1957

2144

2186

Arequipa 

997

2265

1982

1860


515

284

326

Cuzco

1153

2362

2079

1957

515


799

389

Tacna 

1293

2549

2266

2144

284

799


610

Puno

1542

2591

2515

2186

326

389

610


Travel Time from Capital City to Major Towns (in Hours)


Lima

Tumbes

Piura

Cajamarca

Arequipa

Cuzco

Tacna

Puno

Lima


21.7

17.0

15.0

16.0

19.0

18.0

20.0

Tumbes

21.7


5.0

14.0

37.0

40.0

39.0

42.0

Piura 

17.0

5.0


9.0

31.0

35.0

34.0

36.0

Cajamarca 

15.0

14.0

9.0


30.0

34.0

33.0

35.0

Arequipa 

16.0

37.0

31.0

30.0


9.0

5.0

5.0

Cuzco

19.0

40.0

35.0

34.0

9.0


14.0

7.0

Tacna

18.0

39.0

34.0

33.0

5.0

14.0


7.0

Puno

20.0

42.0

36.0

35.0

5.0

7.0

7.0


Road Security

Known as Devil Curve in Peru they are called this way to the areas of highways and roads that are on a curve that is too narrow, which can be at the foot of a slope, which is equivalent to the curve of death in many other countries. According to information from the Highway Police, the Ministry of Transport and Communications, to prevent there are many risks for drivers, and it is for this reason reports on the most dangerous roads in Peru:

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-Artisan Bridge and others: Provisional structure made of wood, poles, stock of rails and others that are inappropriate for safety and current traffic.

Type of Bridge

Good Condition

Bad Condition

Total

Permanent

658

591

1,249

Modular

701

290

991

Others


1.196

1,196

Total

1.359

2.077

3,436

Axle Load Limits

LCA

Peru

Ecuador

Colombia

Bolivia
Brazil

Chile

Truck with 2 Axles

Vehicle Configuration: C2

Gross Weight: 18 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis :11 Tons

Truck with 3 Axles

Vehicle Configuration

C3

: 1RS-1RS

Gross Weight

25

: 14 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis

9

Truck with 4 Axles

: 7 Tons

3rd Axis 9 Tons

Vehicle Configuration

C4

: Simple + Doble

Gross Weight

30

: 11 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis

3rd Axis and 4th Axis Total 23

: 4 Tons

Semi-trailer

Truck with 3 Axles

Vehicle Configuration

T2S1

: C3

Gross Weight: 25 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 9 Tons

3rd Axis: 9 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: 1RS-1RS-1RS

Gross Weight

29

: 21 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 7 Tons

3rd Axis: 7 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: Triple Simple

Gross Weight: 19 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 7 Tons

3rd Axis: 5 Tons

Truck with 4 Axles

Vehicle Configuration: C4

Gross Weight: 30 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd, 3rd, and 4th Axis Total: 23 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: 1RS-1RD

Gross Weight: 18 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: Doble + Doble

Gross Weight: 18 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis 11 Tons

Semi-trailer with 3 Axles

Vehicle Configuration: T2S1

Gross Weight: 29 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd Axis: 11 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: 1RS-1RD-1RS-1RS

Gross Weight: 32 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd Axis: 7 Tons

4th Axis: 7 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: Triple + Doble

Gross Weight: 25 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 7 Tons

3rd Axis: 7 Tons

4thAxis: 4 Tons

Semi-trailer with 4 Axles

Vehicle Configuration: T2S2

Gross Weight: 36 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd Axis: 9 Tons

4th Axis: 9 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: 1RS-1RD-1RD-1RD

Gross Weight: 40 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd Axis: 11 Tons

4th Axis: 11 Tons 

Vehicle Configuration: Simple + Doble + Doble + Doble

Gross Weight: 39 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd Axis: 11 Tons

4th Axis: 10 Tons

Semi-trailer with 5 Axles

Vehicle Configuration: T2S3

Gross Weight: 43 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd, 4th, and 5th Total: 25 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: 1RS-1RD-1RD-1RS1RD

Gross Weight: 43 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd Axis: 11 Tons

4th Axis: 14 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: 1Simple-1Doble-1Doble-1Simple+1Doble

Gross Weight: 42 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd Axis: 11 Tons

4th Axis: 13 Tons

Semi-trailer with

4

6 Axles

Vehicle Configuration

T2S2

: T3S3

Gross Weight

36

: 48 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis

11

: 9 Tons

3rd Axis: 9 Tons

4th

Axis 9 Tons

Semi-trailer with 5 Axles

Vehicle Configuration T2S3

Gross Weight 43

, 5th,and 6th Total: 23 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: 1RS-1RD-1RD-2RD

Gross Weight: 45 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd

, 4th and 5th Total 25 Tons

Semi-trailer with 6 Axles

Vehicle Configuration T3S3

Gross Weight 48

Axis: 11 Tons

4th Axis: 18 Tons

Vehicle Configuration: 1Simple-1Doble-1Doble-2Dobles

Gross Weight: 45 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis

9

: 11 Tons

3rd Axis

9

: 11 Tons

4th

5th and 6th Add 23

Axis: 18 Tons

Truck & Drawbar Trailer with 4 Axles

C2R2

Vehicle Configuration: C2R2

Gross Weight: 40 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 11 Tons

3rd Axis: 11 Tons

4th Axis

11 Tons

: 11 Tons

N/AN/A

Truck & Drawbar Trailer with 5 Axles

C3R2

Vehicle Configuration: C3R2

Gross Weight: 47 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 9 Tons

3rd Axis: 9 Tons

4th Axis: 11 Tons

5th Axis: 11 Tons

N/AN/A

Truck & Drawbar Trailer with 6 Axles

C3R3

Vehicle Configuration: C3R3

Gross Weight: 48 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 9 Tons

3rd Axis: 9 Tons

4th Axis: 11 Tons

5th Axis: 6 Tons

6th Axis: 6 Tons

N/AN/A

Truck & Drawbar Trailer with 7 Axles

C3R4

Vehicle Configuration: C3R4

Gross Weight: 48 Tons

1st Axis: 7 Tons

2nd Axis: 9 Tons

3rd Axis: 9 Tons

4th Axis: 11 Tons

5th, 6th,and 7th Total: 12 Tons

N/AN/A

 

National Road Network

The National Road Network, are the highways of national interest formed by three main longitudinal axes, named with odd numbers. They are three longitudinal axes and have the following composition:

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