Meaning & Types of Cross Drainage Works

Cross drainage works is defined as when an irrigation canal is intercepted by a drain which is required to be crossed over the canal, some suitable structure is required to be constructed. Thus the engineering works constructed to cross the canal by the drain is called cross drainage works. These …

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Terms Used in Railways

Railways is a mean of land transport to carry passengers, goods etc., from one place to another. The railway lines are classified on the basis of the importance of routes, traffic carried and maximum permissible speed on the routes. As such Indian railways are classified into the following main categories: …

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Basic Principles of Road Alignment

Road alignment is the position occupied by the center line of a road in plan. The center line of the road is marked before its actual construction. The cost of construction, maintenance safety and ease in travel depends upon its alignment. Therefore a road alignment should be selected carefully. The …

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