Learning Unit 2.2.1

Construction of Rural Roads

Barefoot Technician training module

Instructional material | 03 December 2015
This specific leaning outcome will enable you to implement and supervise construction works of earthen, gravel and water bound Macadam rural roads.
By the end of the leaning unit BFT will be able to:
Identify typical rural roads according to terrain and construction standard;
Interpret and describe common technical features for roads;
Set-out road alignments and construction measurements along existing tracks;
Plan the work activities for the construction of rural roads including the required resources and in terms of labour, material, equipment and tools;
Allocate activities with production tasks to labourers;
Imlement and control construction activities including clearing, excavation to level, formation of carriageway and side drains.