Apr 01, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CI 255 - Highway Design

Credit Hours: 3

An introduction to the planning and design of modern highway systems. Topics to be covered include: highway administration, soil mechanics relating to sub-grades and base courses, highway drainage, design of pavements and materials, and geometrical design of highways.  The lab portion of the class includes design and calculations relating to basic highway design projects with integration of digital computer programs for problem-solving in specific projects.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • apply geometric design of highways;
  • demonstrate knowledge of the highway administration;
  • draft the plan view and profile view;
  • calculate the cuts and fills;
  • integrate new technology by use of trade magazine; and
  • work as a team member.

Prerequisites: CI 100, CI 165
F/S (N)