Friday, 15 September 2017

Camber Or Cross Fall Or Cross Slope

Camber Or Cross Fall Or Cross Slope

The convexity provided to the road surface in the transverse direction , to drain off rain water is known as camber or cross fall or cross slope.

Usually camber is provided on the straight road by raising the center of the carriageway with respect to the edges.the rate of camber is usually designated by 1 in n (vertical:horizontal).It is also expressed as percentage.