Material and Design of Highway Construction

The construction of the modern highway is achieved through a detailed survey process and significant sub-grade preparation. The methods used for designing and constructing roadways have become more and more sophisticated over time. Skill levels vary from project to project and depend on factors such as new construction versus reconstruction and urban versus rural projects. […]

Planning and Development of Highways: Environmental Assessment Impact

Highway planning and development is an intricate, highly involved process during which must take a number of factors into consideration during the creation of a plan for new roadways. One of the most important aspects to be considered is the impact that any new development will have on the environment. This must be studied and […]

Planning and Development: Financing and Public Consulting

When highway planning, development and construction requires funding, where does it come from? Fuel taxes are most often part of the revenue used. State highway revenues do not do well when generated by “general” taxes such as income tax, property tax, or other forms of “regular” funding. This is predominantly because these types of funding […]

Construction, Maintenance and Management

Even though the techniques for constructing highways have kept evolving because of technology advancement and the complexity of the highway, one thing has remained unchanged. Before any highway construction, there should a well taken survey and a good subgrade preparation. In highway construction, there is always a big difference in highway construction between urban areas […]