Course Description

This course will provide students with an understanding of the fundamental principles and techniques of design of geometric features of a highway. This will include laying out potential routes, design of the alignment and intersections, and evaluation of earthwork requirements.


  • To introduce basic elements of traffic engineering; traffic studies and characteristics, facility design and traffic control.
  • To explain the importance and steps of highway geometry design in relation to safety and operation.
  • Explain the importance of key design elements and design factors in relation to safety and operation.
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CIV 7112 Highway Geometric Design DOC PDF PS