Road Tunnels Task Force
The Road Tunnels Task Force consists of jurisdictional representatives from around Australia and New Zealand, and representatives of the Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS) and Australasian Tunnel Operators Group (ATOG).
The Task Force is responsible for considering all aspects of tunnel planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance. It coordinates updates to the Austroads Guide to Road Tunnels and coordinates the development of technical research projects.
Road Tunnels Projects
The Austroads research program runs from 2016-20, in line with the Strategic Plan and Operational Plan. The current road tunnels projects are:
Measures to Reduce Crashes Adjacent to and Within Tunnels
|ART1971||Guide to Road Tunnels – Revision of Part 1: Introduction to Road Tunnels and Part 3: Operation and Maintenance, and New Part 4: Retrofit Guide|
Use of a Driving Simulator as a Safety Assured Method of Assessing and Approving Alternative In–Tunnel Aesthetic Solutions During Project Design Phase
Dangerous Goods in Tunnels
The Road Tunnels Task Force is part of the Austroads Assets Program.
Assets Program Manager: Richard Yeo
Assets Program Coordinator: Jo Hill
Phone: +61 3 9093 1460