Single-Course Danish 5 ECTS

Road design and traffic safety

Overall Course Objectives

This course provides introduction to road design and traffic safety, and gives students the ability to work with real-life municipal road and traffic development.

Students will
– acquire basic knowledge of modern municipal infrastructure
– acquire basic skills in the design of road and transport facilities
– acquire skills to develop projects to improve existing infrastructure
– and acquire tools to constructively engage in and contribute to group collaboration.

Learning Objectives

  • Design roads in urban areas
  • Identify and locate traffic problems
  • Develop and assess the implications of solutions to traffic problems
  • Analyse and understand traffic accident data
  • Develop and assess proposals for traffic safety measures
  • Describe and analyze a project organization for an infrastructure project
  • Develop schedule and economic estimate for the design and construction
  • Communicate, argue, and document the solution in writing and orally
  • Reflect on team cooperation, team development, and the use of personal and interpersonal skills

Course Content

The course is organized based on the FRI and Danish Association of Architectural Firms’ Description of Services for Civil Works and Planning.

– Traffic Planning and Spatial Planning
– Road Safety
– Traffic Engineering
– Road Design

Teaching Method

Project organized training on a case with theory presentations, problem solving, group work, practical exercises and presentations



Research Group: Produktion, transport og planlægning
Mobility, transport and logistics: 1st semester

The course includes practical exercises where attendance is compulsory.”

Digital tools: MicroStation

See course in the course database.





13 weeks


Engineering Technology


DTU Ballerup Campus

Course code 62199
Course type Graduate Engineer

7.500,00 DKK