Roads and Motorways I

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Department of Road Structures

Road design. Evaluation of road route alternatives. Application of multicriteria analysis. Negative impacts of automobile traffic and ways to reduce them. Route modelling and its aesthetic effect. Road software, BIM in the field of roads. Road safety, traffic calming.


The form of lectures, dates and scope of examination requirements are specified by the lecturer.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Road design - principles, specifics of design in extravilan / intravilan.

2. Evaluation of road route alternatives - possibilities.

3. Application of multicriteria analysis. Selection of criteria and determination of their weight.

4. Negative impacts of car traffic and possibilities of their reduction.

5. Accidents, noise, vibration, air pollution, land occupation.

6. Route modelling, spatial and aesthetic effect of the route and its verification.

7. Special road software, its use.

8. + 9. Basic principles of BIM in the field of roads.

10 + 11 Road safety.

12. + 13. Principles of traffic calming - application, possibilities of application, optimization, negative effects of some elements on the environment.

Syllabus of tutorials:

The course has no exercises

Study Objective:

The student will deepen his/her knowledge in the field of road design with specifics of extravilan / intravilan, get additional information about the possibilities of modelling road routes using modern design software. Furthermore, the student will become more familiar with the issue of road safety and the possibilities of ensuring it.

Study materials:

Required reading:

Act No. 13/1997 Coll., on Roads,

Act No. 361/2000 Coll., on Road Traffic,

Decree No. 398/2009 Coll., on general technical requirements ensuring barrier-free use of buildings.

Recommended literature:

ČSN 73 6101 Design of roads and motorways,

ČSN 73 6110 Design of local roads,

ČSN 73 6102 Design of intersections on roads,

TP 132 Principles of design of traffic calming on local roads,

TP 145 Principles for the design of modifications of road crossings through municipalities.

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Data valid to 2023-12-07
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