6 Requirement of an Ideal Highway Alignment ||Highway Engineering|| - Civil Engineering

Friday, 13 July 2018

6 Requirement of an Ideal Highway Alignment ||Highway Engineering||

6 Requirements of an Ideal Highway Alignment 

Following are the 6 basics requirements of an ideal highway alignment:
6 Requirement of an Ideal Highway Alignment
6 Requirement of an Ideal Highway Alignment

1. Short

The alignment should be short so as to make the road project economical. To meet this requirement, the alignment should be as straight as possible.

2. Easy

The alignment should be such that it is easy to construct and maintain the road with minimum problems.

3. Safe

The alignment should be safe for traffic operation. It should be safe for the construction and maintenance of the road.

4. Economical

The alignment should be economical in its cost of construction, maintenance and traffic operations.

5. Utility

The alignment should be such that it would offer maximum utility by serving maximum population and products.

6. Natural Aspects

The alignment should have good natural aspect.