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The length of National Highways as per 3rd 20 year (Lucknow) road plan is given by
In 1927, Jayakar committee was set up to examine and report on road development in India,abased on which certain institutions were subsequently set certain institutions were subsequently set up. Which of the following were the direct out come of Jayakar committee recommendations.
1. Indian Road Congress
2. Central Road fund
4. National Highway Act
Correct Answer :- a
Explanation : In 1927 Jayakar committee for Indian road development was appointed. The major recommendations and the resulting implementations were :
This paved the way for the establishment of a semi-official technical body called Indian Road Congress (IRC) in 1934.
1. Creation of Central Road Fund
2. National Highway Act
3. Formation of Indian Road congress
4. Creation of Highway Research Board
The correct chronological order of these events is
The semiofficial body set up for controlling and standardization of roads and bridges in India is
The Indian Roads Congress (IRC) is the Apex Body of Highway Engineers in the country. The IRC was set up in December, 1934 on the recommendations of the Indian Road Development Committee best known as Jayakar Committee set up by the Govt. of India with the objective of Road Development in India.
Which type of roads can be utilized during monsoon?
Minimum of 8 m width and 2 m wide shoulderson the following roads are recommended
where EH = Express highway
NH = National highway
SH = State highway
MDR = Major district road
Which of the following roads are congested during peak hours?
The urban roads mostly in cities and towns are congested during morning and evening times due to the school, college and office timings.
The road connecting a district headquarters of one state to the district headquarters of neighbouring state is called
Major district roads connect market and production areas within a district to
The Nagpur Plan divided the District Roads into two classes and the District Roads were defined as roads traversing each district, serving areas of production and markets and connecting these with each other or with highways and railways.
The state highways are usually roads that link important cities, towns, district headquarters, tourist centres and minor ports within the state, and connect them with National Highways or highways of neighboring states. These highways provide connections to industries or places from key areas in the state, making them more accessible.
The city roads providing an access to residence, business and other buildings are called
The branch of engineering that deals with improvement of traffic performance, traffic studies and traffic network is called
The branch of engineering that deals with improvement of traffic performance, traffic studies and traffic network is called as traffic engineering, it also includes geometric design and other specifications.
Which of the following statement is correct? According to the principle of road alignment
The main object of a preliminary survey
Correct Answer :- a
Explanation : The main objectives of the preliminary surveys are:
To survey the various alternate alignments proposed after the reconnaissance and to collect all the necessary physical information and details of topography, drainage and soil.
All geographical and other man made features along the traverse and for a certain width on either side surveyed and plotted.
In the final survey the centre line stakes are driven at interval in plain terrain.
In the final survey the centre line stakes are driven at interval in hilly terrain.
In preliminary survey of a road project, in hilly region cross sections are taken generally at.
Longitudinal & Cross-sectional Profile→
The portion of the roadway between outer edges of carriageway and drains in case of cuttings is known as
The order in which a road is built is
The factor influencing camber is
Road Camber height depends upon