Technical Drawing - Exam Papers - Higher - 2006 - Building

Question 7

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The accompanying drawing shows ground contours at five-metre venical intervals.
ABC is the line of a proposed roadway which is shaped as shown. A is the centre of the circular arc.

The roadway has the following specification :-
(i) formation widths are as shown;
(ii) formation level at B is 65m;
(iii) A to B is level;
(iv) gradient B to C is 1 in 11 rising;
(V) side slope for cuttings is 1 in 1.5;
(vi) side slope for embankments is 1 in 2.

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

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