Transportation contributes to the economic, industrial, social & cultural development of any country. The adequacy of the transportation system of a country indicates its economic social development. Three basic modes of transportation include land, water, and air. The land mode further includes highways & railways. The highways owing to its flexibility in catering door-to-door service are one of the most important modes. This course deals with the investigation, planning, design, construction and maintenance of highways including urban roads. This course also deals with traffic planning, operation, and control.
To give an insight of the development in the field of highway engineering, right from
inception up to construction and maintenance.
To understand the principles of highway geometries.