Road Construction Technology

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Road Construction Technology

Dr.-Ing. Konrad Mollenhauer

Total module  Traffic 

2 SWS, 3 credits, winter semester 

Intended learning outcomes

Mastering the basics of dimensioning traffic routes on the behavior of the most important construction materials and the selection of suitable construction methods.


  • Design of road pavements
  • Stresses from traffic and climate
  • Dimensioning of subgrade and substructure
  • Load bearing capacity
  • Frost resistance

Technologies of earthworks

Requirements for building materials in traffic route construction

  • Aggregates
  • Binders (bitumen, cement)

Construction methods in road construction (design of construction materials, execution, quality assurance)

  • Layers without binders
  • Asphalt
  • Concrete pavements and hydraulically bound base courses
  • Pavement pavements

Course and examination requirements

Written exam 120 minutes (60 minutes road construction technology, 60 minutes design and layout of road traffic facilities)