Highway Design and Detailing using the DMRB

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Location Date & Duration Price (per delegate) No.Delegates Action
   Manchester 26/03/2019  2 Days £490.00 +VAT
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   London 23/07/2019  2 Days £490.00 +VAT
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   London 04/09/2019  2 Days £490.00 +VAT
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   Birmingham 26/11/2019  2 Days £490.00 +VAT
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An intensive two day training course that provides the technical background, hands on experience and considered opinion necessary to enable you to produce effective engineering solutions on your projects.

Day one outlines the structure, terminology and application of the DMRB, focussing on the assessment, design and geometry of highway schemes with particular reference to link and junction design.

Day two provides advice, guidance and opinion on pavement and drainage design, ancillary road features and safety audits.

The training course is highly interactive with workshop exercises throughout. Delegate participation is actively encouraged.



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Programme overview

Sessions begin at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch are included in the programme.

Day one

Session 1 Introduction to the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB)
Session 2 Highway capacity; links and junctions
Session 3 Road layout and geometry
Session 4 Geometric layout of junctions

Day two

Session 1 The road in cross section
Session 2 Pavement design
Session 3 Highway drainage
Session 4 Drainage system details
Session 5 Roadside features
Session 6 Road safety audits


Mr Andrew Munro

Andrew is a chartered civil engineer and independent consultant with many years of experience in the design and construction of highways. He has experience in the drafting and managing of the common forms of construction contracts.  He has also acted as an expert witness in adjudication and arbitration.

Learning objectives
  • How to assess highway capacity at links and junctions
  • How to design links, junctions and interchanges
  • The structure, aims and practical application of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB)
  • Design methods for road pavements
  • Design methods for highway drainage systems
  • Design of roadside features
  • Awareness of road safety audits
Who should attend?

This training course will benefit all those looking for an introduction to highway design. Delegates will include:

  • Graduate civil engineers
  • Graduate transportation engineers
  • Designers new to the field of highway design
  • Construction professionals

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