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Austroads has published an updated edition of the Guide to Traffic Management Part 6: Intersections, Interchanges and Crossings. The Guide is concerned with traffic management at all types of intersections where road users must join or cross another stream of traffic. It focuses on traffic management issues and treatments related to intersections, interchanges…
In consultation with the heads of workplace safety authorities, Austroads has initiated a project to help reduce work-related road trauma in Australia and New Zealand. While most employers strive to provide a safe workplace, the rigorous safety ­practices that apply in a factory or an office tend not to be…
Today Austroads published the final report for a three-year project designed to assist industry in the successful transfer of French EME2 technology to Australia. More than 28,000 tonnes* of EME2 have now been laid across Australia. Enrobés à Module Elevé Class 2 (EME2) asphalt mixes are produced using a hard…
Austroads has published a report that examines the application of community service obligations (CSOs) to the roads sector and provides an overview of the potential options which could be utilised in the development of a Community Service Obligations framework. In the report, a road is defined as being subject to…
Austroads has now completed Stage 1 and 2 of the National ITS Architecture project by establishing Australia’s reference National ITS Architecture (NIA), its associated Framework and Roadmap for its further development. To maximise its usability the NIA content has now been released in a number of industry standard file formats. The…
The Australian Bicycle Council's National Cycling Participation Survey 2017 results, released today, show that around 3.74 million people in Australia ride a bicycle for recreation or transport in a typical week. The survey provides estimates of cycling participation (measured in the past week, month and year) across Australia and for…
Austroads has published the third edition of the popular Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides. The publication contains information that relates to the planning, design and traffic management of cycling facilities and is sourced from Austroads Guides, primarily the Guide to Road Design, the Guide to Traffic Management and the Guide to Road Safety. It is intended…
Austroads has published an updated edition of the Guide to Road Design Part 4A: Unsignalised and Signalised Intersections. The Guide provides road designers and other practitioners with guidance on the detailed geometric design of all at‑grade intersections (excluding roundabouts). It includes information about intersection sight distances, including approach sight distance, safe intersection…
Austroads has published an updated edition of the Guide to Road Design Part 4: Intersections and Crossings – General. The Guide provides road designers and other practitioners with information that is common to the geometric design of all at-grade intersections. This includes information on the types of intersections, the road design considerations…
Working on roads and roadsides poses significant risks to workers and motorists with changed roadway conditions, disrupted traffic flow, limited working space, and movement of construction and public vehicles in close proximity to workers and worksites. The Safety at Road Worksites strategic priority project was initiated in 2015. The Austroads…

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