Highway One is a part of Afghanistan’s central highway network, which connects 16 of the country’s 34 provinces. A journey on Highway One in Sayed Abad district shows the disrepair of this key artery.
Vehicles navigate a stretch of Highway One, damaged by a roadside bomb, in Sayed Abad, Afghanistan. The 300-mile road connects Kabul and Kandahar, two of the country’s most important cities. Kevin Sieff/The Washington Post Buy Photo