Friday, 13 July 2018

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

The basic requirements of an ideal highway alignment 

Described under the following heads:
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 construction and maintenance of 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.