Road FAQs:


Q: Is a road a thoroughfare?

A: Yes, and route, or way on land between two places that has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by foot or some form of conveyance, including a motor vehicle, cart, bicycle, or horse.

Q: Is a road converted into dual carriageway by building a second separate carriageway alongside the first?

A: Yes, and it is usually referred to as duplication, twinning or doubling.

Q: Are roads a chief source of environmental noise generation?

A: Yes.

Q: Were roads built throughout the Arab Empire?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roads under construction to many remote places?

A: Yes, such as the villages of the Annapurna Circuit, and a road was completed in 2013 to Mêdog County.

Q: Were roads those in Baghdad?

A: Yes, and which were paved with tar.

Q: Are roads generally built and maintained by the public sector using taxation although implementation may be through private contractors))?

A: Yes, or occasionally using road tolls.

Q: Are roads normally smoothed?

A: Yes, and paved, or otherwise prepared to allow easy travel.

Q: Are roads more common in developing countries?

A: Yes, and these can become impassible in wet conditions.

Q: Are roads caused by rain damage and vehicle braking or related construction works?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roads located close to built-up areas?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roads joined by a circular section of road?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a road set out by a surveyor?

A: Yes.

Q: Were roads simply recognizable routes without any formal construction or maintenance?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a road constructed in Egypt some time between 2600 and 2200 BC?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a road defined to be "any length of highway or of any other road to which the public has access"?

A: Yes, and includes bridges over which a road passes.

Q: Is a road roughly proportional to the Fourth power of axle weight?

A: Yes.

Q: Are roads designed and built for primary use by vehicular and pedestrian traffic?

A: Yes.