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Flexibility in Highway Design

Figure 5.2 B Text Description

Figure 5.2, part 2, is a drawing of a roadway and the surrounding landscape. The landscape slopes down from the left to a valley and the road has been relocated to the other side of the river.


alignment is paced between landscape types.

Embankment shields views from other side of valley.

Vally floor is undisturbed.

Return to Figure 5.2.

Updated: 9/19/2012
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