The text covers two basic designs of eath road called, for convenience 'village' and 'market' roads; definitions based on levels of usage, from a few vehicles per day or week (village), to perhaps 50 vehicles per day (market). The text describes the drainage principles and techniques; route planning and surveying; road construction and maintenance. Appendixes describe the operation of some simple pieces of surveying equipment and provide a glossary of road construction terms.
123 pages, illustrated
- Published: 1996
- Publisher: Intermediate Technology
- Dewey Decimal: 625.74
- ECHO Library: 625.74 HIN