81639 - Construction of Urban and Metropolitan Roads

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Ravenna
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Building Engineering (cod. 9199)

Learning outcomes

The student of the Course of Construction of Urban and Metropolitan Roads will address the issues of transportation infrastructures in urban and metropolitan areas starting from the genesis of the road. Through the development of the road infrastructure the way modern roads are constructed will be discussed. A course section is related to road paving project in urban areas and to their maintenance. Among the modern urban solutions the course offers the themes of tunnels and local public transport lines.

Course contents

Requirements/Prior knowledge

No specific requirements are needed.

The course is taught in italian.


Presentations available on Virtuale or provided by the lecturer.

Teaching methods

Frontal and online lectures.

Design work in groups of 1-2-3 students: Design of a road intervention in urban areas.

The student will be able to make autonomous design choices corresponding to the most common and modern methods and technologies for the Urban and Metropolitan Road Construction.

Office hours

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Good health and well-being Industry, innovation and infrastructure

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.