Road Side Development and Arboriculture ||Highway Engineering||

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 roads.

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