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Recent developments in computer technology combined with the advent of data condensation technologies have opened new ways to analyse and explore data. Today Austroads published details an exploratory use of a full set of time series rutting data from a long-term pavement performance (LTPP) site in condition calculations. Using a…
Austroads has released an updated Guide to Traffic Management Part 13: Road Environment Safety. Part 13 provides practitioners with the underlying philosophy of a safe road environment as it relates to traffic management practice. This Part is not intended as a comprehensive document but forms a useful link between the…
Monday, 17 August 2015

Austroads is recruiting

Austroads is currently recruiting for two positions. Project Support ManagerThe role will coordinate the review of project proposals ensuring proposals are aligned to the aims and strategic goals of Austroads, prepare and negotiate contracts, and report on the overall performance of programs and projects. Manager - NEVDIS DivisionThe role provides…
The Austroads Glossary of Terms provides an A-Z list of more than 3,000 road transport terms with definitions. The Glossary of Terms was developed to bring consistency to the use of terms and definitions by Austroads members and other stakeholders in the road and transport industry. It also helps users…
Austroads is calling for expressions of interest to produce a suite of new car and motorcycle hazard perception test videos and supporting material.   The short 15 second video clips will be used in hazard perception tests which are currently part of the licensing process in New South Wales, South Australia,…
The National Cycling Participation Survey (NCPS) is a standardised survey that has been repeated biennially since March/April 2011, with minor changes to the survey structure between 2011 and 2013. The NCPS provides data on cycling participation at a national level and allows for estimates of participation for each state and…
The current Australian polymer modified binder (PMB) specification includes low temperature stiffness tests but does not include a binder test which ranks the resistance of PMBs to low temperature cracking on the road. This study investigated whether binder force ratio tests, conducted using the ARRB elastometer, could be included as…
Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment provides guidance for road designers on environmental issues including the design of roadside facilities to manage water quality, control noise, manage fauna movement across roads, enhance roadside amenity and provide suitable landscaping of the road environs. Guidance is also provided on road furniture,…
Monday, 20 July 2015

Review of Overseas Tunnels

Austroads has published a report with information about the design, construction and maintenance of 122 road tunnels in Europe, Asia, North and Central America, Australia and New Zealand.  The project was designed to assemble information on the construction and operation of a large number of recently completed road tunnels from across…
The Austroads Guide to Traffic Management consists of 13 parts and provides a comprehensive coverage of traffic management guidance for practitioners involved in traffic engineering, road design and road safety. Part 4: Network Management provides guidance on traffic management at a network level. Part 4 addresses network needs of the…
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