Argentina – mountain roads course

Argentina’s University of San Juan has a special School of Engineering of Mountain Roads (Escuela de Ingeniería de Caminos de Montaña, EICAM). Applications for the School’s doctorate in mountain road engineering close in a couple of days. I believe India has a manual on mountain road design, and there are ICIMOD publications which are also relevant. Maybe this is an indication that road design standards should be looked at in terms of terrain and climate rather than administrative boundary (see comments in this previous post).


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Robert Bartlett is an international consultant with over 30 years of professional experience as a highway and traffic engineer with leading companies and organisations in several countries, including Germany, China (Hong Kong), Qatar and the UK. Specialised in urban studies, transport and the use of GIS, research has included new ideas on subjects such as the study of social justice using GIS, the dimensions of vehicles, and comparative geometrics (highways and transport).
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