Modern Curvilinear Highway Location and Design

by F.W. Cron,


Serial Information: Journal of the Highway Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 77-88


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Good highway locations are tailored to fit expected traffic and terrain; locator should have freedom of maneuver, using long sweeping curves and tangents in combination rather than excessively long tangents; roadways of divided highway need not be parallel to each other in either alignment or grade; projection of modern locations on accurate topography.



Subject Headings: Highway and road design | Geometry | Highways and roads | Freight transportation | Curvature | Topography | Traffic management | Terrain | Alignment

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