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Highway Engineering

To introduce the fundamentals of road materials, road construction practices, principles of drainage design, and basic geometrical alignment of a road.

Course Code MG5012
Level 5
Credits 15


Outline and describe road infrastructure administration agencies and principles of route location.

Evaluate the properties and testing of road earthworks, pavement and wearing surface materials, discuss road construction practice and pavement distress.

Evaluate the components, functions and design of surface and sub-surface drainage for roads.

Describe basic horizontal and vertical alignment of a road.

Delivered as part of the following programmes