The shear strength of the final asphalt product is affected by the quality of the asphalt prime coat applied. Asphalt Prime Coat is also termed as emulsified asphalt, water diluted asphalt and Cutback aliphatic spray. Recently I have got the ...

We drive on highways and use public amenities such as streets and sidewalks frequently but we don’t think about them very much and we take them for granted at least until something serious happens that make us think about the ...

The position or the layout of the center line of the highway on the ground is called the alignment. The horizontal alignment includes the straight path, the horizontal deviations and curves.  Changes in gradient and vertical curves are covered under ...

The word asphalt, asphaltic concrete, bituminous mixes all is pointing to the same things almost. The shining blackish paved road we ride almost every day and almost several hours of our lives are spent over them is asphaltic pavements. You ...

Intersection is an area shared by two or more roads. This area is designated for the vehicles to turn to different directions to reach their desired destinations. Its main function is to guide vehicles to their respective directions. Traffic intersections ...

Mass transportation is any kind of transportation system in which large numbers of people are carried within a single vehicle or combination of vehicles. Airplanes, railways, buses, trolleys, light rail systems, and subways are examples of mass transportation systems. The ...

Tired of traffic jams and tail gas? The design of electric “straddling buses” lets cars drive underneath them, and can help reduce air pollution. Also known as land airbus, the new invention is less costly than subway systems. ...

We all know that concrete is vulnerable to temperature changes it usually shrinks and expands due to some temperature variations, in such a condition most of the times a crack is intentionally introduced so that any expansion or shrinkage in ...

Right of Way (ROW)is something that civil engineers work with a lot. It’s on virtually all of the surveys that we use. It’s a key point that must be known if you’re working on a project where private property meets ...

The overall objective for the design of bituminous paving mixtures is to determine, within the limits of the project specifications, a cost-effective blend and gradation of aggregates and bitumen that yields a mix having the following properties: Design of Asphalt ...