Road Geometric Design Course

Road Geometric Design Course



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  • Understanding the Road Planning and Design application principles as well as Horizontal and Vertical Alignment
  • Understanding why Sustainable Urban Transport Planning is important
  • Understanding what Road Geometric Design for Safe Roads
  • Recognizing the possibilities in the new ITS development trends in Road Geometric Design
  • Building traffic simulations of traffic signs and signal coordination
  • Preparation the project for ITS introduction, sustainability, maintenance and Road Geometric Design in general
  • Learning the process of road planning and design
  • Developing better understanding of road design requirements in modern urban development
  • Learning basic road design principles that lead to the sustainable road network
  • Gaining the knowledge of using appropriate software for road design
  • Understanding the impact of road design on overall urban development and sustainability
  • Address the traffic and environmental impact of the road design
  • Adopting the adequate design for cooperative urban systems
  • Calculating the life cycle cost of the road


Who should attend?

  • Traffic Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Transport Engineers
  • Strategic Development Personnel Road Geometric Design
  • Supervisors and Works Managers

Course content:

1st Day

  • Introduction
  • Geometric Design: General Concept
  • Highway Classification
  • Functional Class
  • Basic Terms
  • Design Vehicles
  • Roadway Cross Section
  • Importance of Geometric Design
  • Design Control Criteria

2nd Day

  • Road Planning
  • Sustainable Urban Transport Planning
  • Road Design
  • Network design
  • Facility design
  • Town Road Improvement Project Plan

3rd Day

  • Planning and Designing of Horizontal and Vertical Alignment
  • Horizontal Alignment
  • Circular Curves and Transition Curves
  • Curve Widening
  • Vertical Alignment
  • Gradients
  • Vertical Curves
  • Drainage
  • Coordination of Horizontal and Vertical Design

4th Day

  • Road Geometric Design for Safe Roads
  • Safety Management
  • Modifications to Road Environment
  • Safety Standards for Design and Redesign
  • Road Safety Audit (RSA)
  • Road Safety Inspection (RSI)
  • Intelligent Transportations Systems

5nd Day

  • Traffic Signal Design
  • Terminology
  • Planning and Designing Traffic Signs
  • Types of Movements
  • Types of Traffic Signals
  • Types of Vehicle
  • Detection Vehicle Detection
  • Signal Coordination

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