BYGG2266 - Planning, construction and operation of the road


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

- who owns, operates and manages roads in Norway - Road planning according to plan and the Building Act - land acquisition - costumes; cost calculation and benefit / cost - choice of materials in the superstructure - telecommunication and frost protection - floods and landslides - drainage - operation of road - environment and climate impact - traffic safety , signage and work notification - Health Safety and Environment - ethical dilemmas that may arise in the road sector

Learning outcome

Students should have knowledge of:

- who owns, operates and manages roads in Norway

- general principles of planning and design of roads

- assess properties and choice of materials in the superstructure

- challenges and methods related to road operation and maintenance

- challenges and measures related to, signage and work warning

- HSE work in the construction, operation and maintenance of roads

- digital planning and engineering tools

Skills students should be able to:

- use manuals, contracts and standards related to road planning, construction and operation

- determine needs and methods for road reinforcement, frost protection and drainage

- determine needs and methods for operation and maintenance of roads

- determine needs and measures for signage and work warning

- describe a contractor's operational tasks

General competence the students should be able to:

- have knowledge of how to plan a road according to the plan and the Building Act

- have knowledge of dimensioning, building and maintaining the road and substructure of roads

- have knowledge of operating and maintaining roads for optimal traffic flow and safety

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and practice with supervision.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignments

Further on evaluation

Compulsory work requirements:

- 2-4 compulsory exercises / assignments must be approved for admission to the exam.

- Compulsory excursion.

- Resit exam in March.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

Course materials

Announced at the start of the course.

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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Highway Engineering
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Transportation Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing 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 B 2021-12-08 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
M414-Eksamensrom 4.etg Mustad, Inngang A 2
A-atriet-2/3 (A-160) Ametyst 37
Spring UTS School exam 100/100 B INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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