Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

EGR-111 - Route Surveying (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: EGR110
This course covers the principal topics of highway surveying including profiles, horizontal and vertical curves, mass diagrams+ and street layout. Emphasis is on the study of the geometry and field stake-out techniques of circular curves, spiral curves, compound curves, reverse curves, equal-tangent vertical curves, and unequal-tangent vertical curves, horizontal and vertical alignment design, earthwork quantities and mass diagrams. The student will perform both field and lab work to gather information about a general route to select one or more tentative general routes of a roadway and mark the final location.

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