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Guide to Road Design

The Austroads Guide to Road Design is intended to provide designers with a framework that promotes efficiency in design and construction, economy, and both consistency and safety for road users.

The guide moves away from rigid design limits as the basis for achieving these goals, and promotes the concept of ‘context-sensitive design’.

The intention is to allow designers the flexibility to exercise their critical, engineering judgement, for example, by choosing design values outside of normally accepted limits when prevailing constraints require, provided that they recognise their responsibility to be able to produce strong, defensible evidence in support of that judgement.

The Guide to Road Design comprises:

Each part of the Guide can be purchased separately or all parts can be purchased as a set in hardcopy or PDF.


Australian and New Zealand road agencies and local councils

Austroads members can download PDF versions of the Guides for free. This includes all state and territory road agencies and local councils in Australia and New Zealand.

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