Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIVL 261 Roadway Design and Layout

4 credits
Fundamentals of roadway design. Students will learn the basics of design specifications, horizontal and vertical alignment and layout, rights-of-way, and plan detail.

Prerequisites: CIVL 232  or instructor permission.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply proper design standards from local and federal government to plan roadways
  • Apply design standards to calculate the length and superelevation of a curve
  • Draw horizontal alignment and layout projects
  • Apply design standards to calculate elevation of a vertical curve
  • Draw vertical alignment and layout projects
  • Properly apply design standards in roadway design projects