Technical Drawing - Exam Papers - Higher - 2004 - Building

Question 7

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The accompanying drawing shows ground contours at five-metre vertical intervals. AD is the line of a proposed roadway. The roadway is widened between B and C to form a parking area.

The roadway has the following specification:

(i) formation width are as shown;
(ii) formation level at B is 55 m;
(iii) A to B is level;
(iv) gradient B to D is 1 in 15 rising;
(v) side slope for embankments is 1 in 2;
(vi) side slope for cuttings is 1 in 1.5;

On the drawing supplied, show the earthworks necessary to accommodate the roadway.

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