Path Design

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Assuming that you understand the principles of path planning, you will need to look in more detail at the design considerations and construction techniques that are available. Although there are a wide variety path types they share some underlying construction details. The path will be constructed from three or more layers, and may have additional features according to the terrain or surface of the path.

The following sections explore different design options and technical specifications that can be used to design paths including information about the other features related to paths:

In addition, the following sections look at designing a path that is safe to construct, safe to maintain, safe to use and delivers good value including the various design paperwork required for the tender document, and information about how a bill of quantities is prepared by a Designer:

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