by : Youngeun Jang
Introducing the Roman road
What is the Roman Road?
The Roman roads are built by ancient Romans. A Roman engineer uses a groma to make sure a new road is straight.
(Snedden, Robert. Ancient Rome. Smart Apple Media. 2009. p.18, p.19)
Pictures of Roman roads
Using 'groma' to keep the road straight
Building the Roman roads
They used sand/ stone slabs/ crushed stones in cement/ stone blocks above, they used drainage ditch too.
Map of Roman roads