Highway Elements

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: 15.257; Last Offered: Spring 2010;

Course Description

Provides an introduction to the broad field of highway design and engineering, including planning, evaluation, vehicle/driver/traffic characteristics, geometric design, drainage, earthwork, materials and pavement types, construction, and maintenance. Included are discussions of the layout and design of various facilities; the effects of government policies on highways; the possible social, economic, and environmental effects of highway facilities; and current events in transportation, such as Boston's Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 15.124.
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

Questions About This Course?

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