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


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 | Highways and roads | Geometry | Freight transportation | Traffic management | Terrain | Curvature | Alignment

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