Camber Or Cross Fall Or Cross Slope
The convexity provided to the road surface in the transverse direction, to drain off rainwater is known as camber or cross fall or cross slope.
Usually, camber is provided on the straight road by raising the centre of the carriageway with respect to the edges.
The rate of camber is usually designated by 1 in n (vertical: horizontal). It is also expressed as a percentage.
Cambers are classified as 4 types:
- Composite camber.
- Sloped or Straight camber.
- Two straight line camber.
- Barrel camber.
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