Highways to Empire: The Inca Road System

by Jeff Brown, Contributing Editor; ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2016, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 40-43

Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: The road network built by the Incas included new and preexisting roads, and although it bound their empire together, it also hastened that empire’s demise.

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