Highway Construction, Maintenance, and Management - Highway Planning, Design, safety and Materials

Highway Construction, Maintenance, and Management - Highway Planning, Design, safety and Materials

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00:00:38 1 History
00:01:59 2 Planning and development
00:02:33 2.1 Financing
00:03:19 2.2 Environmental impact assessment
00:04:31 2.3 Highway safety
00:05:44 3 Design
00:06:37 3.1 Geometric design
00:07:45 3.2 Materials
00:08:35 3.3 Flexible pavement design
00:10:15 3.4 Rigid pavement design
00:13:26 3.5 Flexible pavement overlay design
00:14:38 3.6 Rigid pavement overlay design
00:15:36 3.7 Drainage system design
00:16:52 4 Construction, maintenance, and management
00:17:02 4.1 Highway construction
00:18:43 4.1.1 Subbase course construction
00:19:50 4.1.2 Base course construction
00:20:51 4.1.3 Surface course construction
00:21:19 Hot-mix asphalt (HMA) layers
00:22:22 Portland cement concrete
00:23:08 4.2 Highway maintenance
00:24:06 4.3 Project management
00:24:44 5 See also
00:24:53 5.1 Highway and parkway

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Highway engineering is an engineering discipline branching from civil engineering that involves the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and tunnels to ensure safe and effective transportation of people and goods. Highway engineering became prominent towards the latter half of the 20th Century after World War II. Standards of highway engineering are continuously being improved. Highway engineers must take into account future traffic flows, design of highway intersections/interchanges, geometric alignment and design, highway pavement materials and design, structural design of pavement thickness, and pavement maintenance.
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