Road design

Cover of Guide to Road Design Part 1: Introduction to Road Design
Guide to Road Design Part 1: Introduction to Road Design
  • Publication no: AGRD01-15
  • ISBN: 978-1-925294-69-9
  • Published: 23 September 2015
  • Edition: 4

Guide to Road Design Part 1 provides an introduction to the road design process, defining its status, purpose and areas of application. It describes the functions and content of the 15 parts in the Guide to Road Design. The context of the road design process, its philosophy and principles are discussed. The use of each Part of the Guide and the relationship between them and the design process are covered. Part 1 of the Guide is particularly useful for designers who are new to road design or are using the Guide to Road Design for the first time.

Edition 4.0 of the Guide includes additional linkage of road design with Safe System principles and updating of terminology, figures and references.