Civil MDC

HORIZONTAL CURVE DETAIL 2

HORIZONTAL CURVE DETAIL

A horizontal curve provides a transition between two tangent strips of roadway, allowing a vehicle to negotiate a turn at a gradual rate rather than a sharp cut. The design of the curve is dependent on the intended design speed for the roadway, as well as other factors including drainage and friction.

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