BYGG2266 - Planning, construction and operation of the road


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 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
- road marking, 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
- overarching principles for road planning and design
- consider the properties and choice of materials in the superstructure
- challenges and methods related to winter management and operation of green areas
- challenges and measures related to road marking, signage and work notification
- HSE work on road construction, operation and maintenance
- digital planning and design tools

Students should be able to:
- use manuals, contracts and standards related to road planning, construction and operation
- Determine needs and methods for strengthening roads, frost protection and drainage
- determine the needs and methods for winter operation and operation of green areas
- determine the need and measures for road marking, signage and work notification
- describe an entrepreneur's operational tasks

General competence
Students should:
- have knowledge of how to plan a road according to plan and the Building Act
- have knowledge to design, build and maintain the over- and underpinning of roads
- have knowledge to operate and maintain roads for optimal traffic management and safety

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and practice with supervision.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatoriske arbeidskrav

Further on evaluation

Compulsory work requirements:
- 3-5 compulsory exercises / assignments must be approved for admission to the exam.
- Mandatory attendance at first lecture.
- Compulsory excursion.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

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 2020

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: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 B
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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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