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Austroads Publications Online allows you to purchase Austroads Guides and freely download more than 600 technical and research reports. You'll also find the Austroads Test Methods, Pavement Work Tips, Specifications and Technical Notes here.

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Latest Publications

Determination of Excess Binder in Bituminous Slurry (Loaded Wheel Test)

This test method sets out the procedure to evaluate bituminous slurry materials for their propensity for binder flushing after subjecting to loaded wheel tracking cycles.

Determination of Abrasion Loss of Bituminous Slurry (Wet Track Abrasion Test)

This test method sets out the procedure to evaluate the wearing resistance of bituminous slurry surfacing materials under wet abrasion conditions.

Scoping Study for a Location Referencing Model to Support the BIM Environment

An extensive review of location reference literature and direct enquiry within Australian and New Zealand road authorities, is aggregated into a new theoretical framework for location, location reference methods (LRM) and location referencing systems (LRS). This virtual location framework establi...

Draft National Capital Works (NCW4) General Conditions of Contract for Consultation

The Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC) and Austroads, have released the draft National Capital Works (NCW4) General Conditions of Contract for feedback. The NCW4 has been developed by government for use by government agencies. With AS2124 outdated and its intended...

Guidelines and Specifications for Microsurfacing

Guidelines and Specification for Microsurfacing provides guidelines for the use of microsurfacing treatments in Australia. Microsurfacing is presently the only type of bituminous slurry surfacing applied in Australia. The document was produced by the Austroads Bituminous Surfacings Working Gro...

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