DRFT 2060: Route Location and Design

Credits 5
Provides the fundamentals of proper highway design. Students have opportunities to participate in actual field stakeout, measurement, and solution of design problems given specific parameters. Topics include: land transportation systems, ground and aerial route survey methods; circular, compound, reverse, and parabolic curves and spirals; highway design safety and limitations; intersections and interchanges; plot and field stakeout; and topographic planning.