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10 Principles of Good Road Design

Design vision "We aim to put people at the heart of our work by designing an inclusive, resilient and sustainable road network; admired for its functional elegance and usefulness, reflecting in its design the beauty of the natural and built environment through which it passes, and enhancing it where possible."

Good road design:

  1. makes roads safe and useful

  2. is inclusive

  3. makes roads understandable

  4. fits in context

  5. is restrained

  6. is thorough

  7. is environmentally sustainable

  8. is innovative

  9. is long-lasting

  10. is a collaborative process