Dig a deep trench and fill the bottom with layers of stones.
Make sure the road will be wide enough for soldiers can spend.
Cover the surface with small gravel or cobblestones .
Make sure that the surface of the road is curved, for don’t make puddles.
1: grava o pedres 2: basalts
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Benefits : Via Augusta facilitated communication between the territories. Also thanks to the trade that there was along the route, towns and cities became bigger.
Drawbacks: Although there were secondary roads, people had to travel along these routes. So there were traffic jam s. I t was also inconfortable for the carriages because the road was made with stone .