BYGG2266 - Planning, construction and operation of the road


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 60/100
School exam 40/100 3 hours E

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
  • Telecommunication and frost protection
  • Drainage

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

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.

Further on evaluation

The assessment consists of two partial exams:

  • One is an individual school exam.
  • The second part consists of an academic text. Both parts must be passed to get a final grade in the course.

Re-sit in May/June.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

Admission requirements for Bachelor of Engineering.

Course materials

Announced at the start of the course.

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: -

Location: Gjøvik

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 40/100 E 2023-12-12 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
S206 Smaragd 40
Autumn ORD Assignment 60/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS School exam 40/100 E 2024-06-06 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
T119 Topas 1
S206 Smaragd 1
  • * 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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