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Austroads has published the results of a laboratory study conducted as part of the development of a new long term ageing (durability) test for bituminous binders used in sprayed seals in Australia. Durable binders are used in road construction to produce long-lasting surfacings. For more than 40 years the durability…
In 2006, and again in 2009, BIS Shrapnel prepared a report for Austroads which provided a detailed outlook for road construction and maintenance activity, and its implications for workforce capability for member authorities. The reports provided an analysis of the capability of the Australian and New Zealand roads workforce to meet…
Austroads has released an updated Glossary of Terms providing an A-Z list of more than 2,500 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…
The Australian Bicycle Council has published Implementation Report 2013 which outlines the progress made on the National Cycling Strategy.  In this third year of the National Cycling Strategy 2011-16: Australian states and territories invested $112.8 million in cycling related infrastructure, education and promotion. Bicycles outsold cars for the 14th year running with…
The Communique for the 18th Austroads Board Meeting has been released. The Austroads Board met on 26 June 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Communique includes: Review of Austroads 2013-14 Research Work Program 2014-15 Research Work Program Heavy Vehicle Charging and Investment Austroads Chief Engineers’ Group Publications 2015 World Road…
This report, released in July 2014, assesses 11 new technologies that can be potentially useful for road asset managers. Austroads project AT1539 is developing guidance for the use of new technologies that can improve the efficiency of road asset managers. The report forms the second stage of the project. Each technology…
Australian and New Zealand road agencies, as well as transport agencies in the United States, have indicated that there is a strong desire for standardised accuracy reporting methods, data interoperability and management, control or check requirements and procedures for mobile LiDAR surveys. This document, published in July 2014, provides examples…
Austroads has released a report that outlines the direct and indirect benefits of High Productivity Vehicles (HPV) in Australia. The HPV initiative is poised to conservatively deliver $12.6 billion in real benefits to Australia by 2030 through $6.9 billion in discounted direct benefits and $5.7 billion in indirect discounted flow-on…
Austroads has released two research reports which provide insight into the characteristics of pavements containing cemented materials. The Framework for the Revision of Austroads Design Procedures for Pavements Containing Cemented Materials proposes a framework for the revision of the design of flexible pavements containing cemented materials. Previous Austroads projects concluded that there is…
Austroads has released a report that provides new content for the Austroads Guides on managed motorways. The report focuses on ramp metering as it plays a significant role in controlling the operational characteristics of a managed motorway. Most of the content has been adopted from the VicRoads Managed Freeways: Freeway…
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