A broad survey of the problems involved in highway design is given. The following parts are treated 1. Landscape surrounding the road, space shape and colour, optical guidance. 2. Alignment, different alignment methods, change of gradient, design of road bends, vertical and horizontal. 3. Connection between the road and the surrounding terrain, embankments and cuttings, rest areas etc. 4. Bridges and retaining walls, design and layout. 5. Perspective, construction and analysis, computer animated pictures. 6. Costs involved in aesthetics of highway design. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    SRS Foerlag

    Box 20
    Spaanga,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Hubendick, P E
  • Publication Date: 1976


  • Undetermined

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 206 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00149676
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Traffic Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1977 12:00AM