BYGA2342 - Sustainable roads


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

Lesson topics relevant for operation and maintenance:

-Overview, standard requirements and prerequisites

-Amplification methods

-Tarmac laying injuries and maintenance

-Limiting maintenance backlog

-Summer operation

-Winter operation

-Tunnels, electrical, bridges and quays

-Landslides, flooding, emergency and information

-Special challenges and solutions in large cities and towns


-Quality Plans/ISO certification

Learning outcome

- Knowledge

  • knowledge of the planning and execution of tasks in the operation and maintenance -
  • knowledge of Applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, standards and norms in operation and maintenance

- Skills

  • The candidate will receive a broad introduction to the field operation and maintenance of roads and streets
  • The candidate has an understanding of the importance of operational and maintenance tasks, and the consequences of inadequate maintenance

Learning methods and activities

Classroom teaching combined with inspections, submissions and teamwork.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

Required coursework requirements are exercises to be submitted until 6 pcs. All exercises must be approved in order to take the exam. 4 hours written exam (grade scale A-F).

Re-sit exam in May/June.

In case of delayed examination an oral examination may be given.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil Engineering - Engineering (BIBYGG)

Course materials

Textbook "Drift og vedlikehold av veger Nr. 365, Vegdirektoratet 30. juni 2015." In addition, the literature indicated at semester start.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Highway Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-12-07 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS School exam 100/100 E 2024-06-05 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
C218 Ankeret/Hovedbygget 2
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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