What is Superelevation in Highway ?

When a fast moving vehicle passing from a straight path suddenly negotiates a horizontal curve is termed as Superelevation. The centrifugal force acts on the vehicle from inside towards the…

Construction steps for laying of cement concrete Pavement slab

The various construction steps for laying of cement concrete pavement slab are describe below:- Preparation of sub grade Preparation of base course Placing of form work Watering of surface Mixing…

Top 9 test on bitumen for Pavement Construction

The common tests to asses the the properties and requirements of paving grade bitumen are the viscosity tests, penetration test, ductility test and the softening point test. Also specific gravity…

Design of Parking Facility

All the vehicles do not keep moving along the roadway during the entire 24 hours of the day; they have to stop or park at the desired locations for different…

Sight Distance

Sight distance is the length of road visible ahead to the driver at any instance. Sight distance available at any location of the carriageway is the actual distance a driver…