227-0053 – Urban Roads and Intersections (MKK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Transport Constructions
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Ivana Mahdalová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
227-0053/01 1999/2000 5
227-0053/02 2014/2015 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Describe kinds and types of intersections. Define design elements of intersections. Describe possibilities of intersections drain. Describe possibilities for traffic modulation on intersections of urban roads. Describe methods for traffic control on intersections. Apply knowledge at design of intersection elements. Analyze enter data for intersection design.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


Students acquaint with designing of traffic structures in terms of towns and communities, with street space form and with creation of conditions for coexistence of track, motor, biking and pedestrian traffic. Teaching is aimed on solution of dynamic and static traffic in towns. Part of object is problems of cross-roads designing with emphasis on solution of junctions controlled by traffic light.

Compulsory literature:

The Design Manual for Roads and Bridges. The Highways Agency, Department for Transport, United Kingdom, http://www.dft.gov.uk/ha/standards/dmrb/ Highway Capacity Manual (HCM), Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2000, ISBN 0-309-06681-6.

Recommended literature:

Design Manual. Washington State Department of Transportation, USA, http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/publications/manuals/m22-01.htm MEYER, M. and E. Miller. Urban Transportation Planning. McGraw-Hill, 2000.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.