SOME VISUAL ASPECTS OF HIGHWAY DESIGN

PICTURES AND COMMENTARY ARE PRESENTED TO AID THE HIGHWAY ENGINEER IN DESIGN IMPROVEMENT BY AWARENESS OF VISUALLY DISTURBING ELEMENTS, OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROVIDING AN INTERESTING AND PLEASANT EXPERIENCE FOR THE ROAD USER. THE HIGHWAY DESIGNER MUST BE MADE AWARE OF THE IMPORTANCE OF THE VISUAL ASPECTS OF HIS DESIGNS. HE MUST REALIZE THAT HE HAS A RESPONSIBILITY FOR CREATING AESTHETICALLY PLEASING DESIGNS. TO ACHIEVE A GOOD COORDINATION OF HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL ALIGNMENT, THE DESIGNER MUST PROVIDE CONTINUITY IN THE DESIGN AND THE PRESENTATION OF VISTAS OR CHANGING VIEWS TO THE ROAD USER.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: pp 1-20
  • Monograph Title: Geometric highway design
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203251
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM