Road Side Development and Arboriculture ||Highway Engineering||14th July 2018
Road Side Development and Arboriculture
Roadside development deals with the development of aesthetic and pleasantness of road and the adjoining land. It is done in the following way:
➤ Providing consistent and smooth horizontal and vertical alignment.
➤ Providing a wide right of way and shoulders.
➤ Providing flat side slopes in embankment and cutting.
➤ Planting of trees on the roadside.
➤ Turfing on side slopes and on shoulders of the rural road.
➤ Developing pleasant views of parking places.
➤ Planting of shrubs on the medians or separators of urban road.