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Classification of Roads based on IRC


Posted Date: 15-Apr-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Education    
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This resource gives the Classification of Roads based on IRC(Indian Road Congress) standards.



Based on Location


Urban Roads:
*Arterial Roads
*Sub Arterial Roads
*Collector Streets
*Local Streets

Non Urban Roads:
*National Highway (NH)
*State Highway (SH)
*District Roads (DR)
The DR are classified into Major District Roads (MDR) and Other District Roads (ODR)
*Village Roads (VR)

Based on Loading


*Class 70R = Can carry 70 tonnes of Load at 30 m interval.
*Class AA = Can carry 70 tonnes of Load at 90 m interval.
*Class A = Can carry extreme loads on permanent roads.
*Class B = Carries little lesser loads than Class A roads.

Based on Surface condition


*Paved or Unpaved Roads.
*Surfaced and Unsurfaced Roads.
*Class


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