May 12 Daily Question: Elevation Across a Vertical Curve

NCEES Civil PE Specification VI.B.: Basic vertical curve elements


Problem

You are speeding through Malibu, California in your brand-new Tesla when you come upon a vertical sag curve in the road. As you enter the vertical curve, you notice a jogger approximately 6 feet in height passing the STA 82+00 road marker.

Given the following information and figure, determine the elevation at the top of the jogger’s head:

•    BVC at STA 80+00
•    EVC at STA 82+50
•    BVC Elevation is 968.5 ft
 

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