3 Objects of Highway Survey

3 Objects of Highway Survey

16th March 2019 0 By Malay Sautya

3 Objects of Highway Survey

The highway survey is carried out to achieve the following objects, here 3 objects are described below:

3 Objects of Highway Survey

1. To examine a number of alternative alignments and to choose the most appropriate alignment.

2. To avoid delay, extra cost and complications in execution of work. This may occur in the absence of proper highway survey.

3. To avoid the probable of failure such as embankment subsidence, landslides, erosion etc. This may occur in the absence of proper investigations.

Instrument Used in Highway Survey

The instrument generally used in highway survey are Abney level, tangent clinometer, chain, metallic tape, prismatic compass, levelling instrument, plane table, theodolite.

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