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Road Patterns

Road Patterns

The various road patterns may be classified as follows:

  1. Rectangular or block Road pattern
  2. Hexagonal Road  pattern
  3. Radial or star and block Road  pattern
  4. Radial or star and circular Road pattern
  5. Radial or star and grid Road pattern
Road pattern


Each of these patterns has its own advantages and limitations. There can be a number of other geometric patterns also. The choice of the pattern significantly depends on the section, the layout of various cities, villages, industrial and Production centers, and on the selection of the design engineer.

The rectangular or the block pattern has been adopted in the city But from the traffic Operation point this is not considered convenient roads of Chandigarh and the circular pattern is the road network of Connaught Place in New Delhi.

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