Category Archives: Roads andHighways

Asian Highway Network:A ‘Pathmaking’ Initiative

The Asian Highway (AH) project, also known as the Great Asian Highway, is a cooperative project among countries in Asia and Europe and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), to improve the highway … Continue reading

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Some Best Highways of the World

From the beginning of civilization, the need for public interconnecting roads became evident for the speediness of communication and national defense. With the creation of advanced technology, paved roads combined with other tactics created the most proficient roadways to better … Continue reading

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John Loudon McAdam:A Road Builder par excellence and McAdam Surface

The Man John Loudon McAdam (21 September 1756 – 26 November 1836) was  Scottish and road-builder. He invented a new process, “macadamisation”, for building roads with a smooth hard surface that would be more durable and less muddy than soil-based … Continue reading

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