Austroads Publications Online


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

Guidelines: National Prequalification System for Civil (Road and Bridge) Construction

The National Prequalification System (NPS) delivers a harmonised framework for roadworks and bridgeworks construction contracts. Companies wishing to submit tenders to Australian road agencies for these contracts must be prequalified under the NPS. These guidelines have been prepared as a temp...

ITS Performance and Benchmarking

This report presents a consistent methodology to evaluate and report ITS asset performance from the road user perspective. It reviews current ITS performance evaluation practices amongst Austroads and road agencies. VicRoads methodology was adopted and generalised, and a five-step framework wa...

National Steer Axle Mass Limits

This report examines issues associated with potential changes to mass limits for steer axles on heavy vehicles in Australia. The project aimed to establish optimum steer axle mass limits, with a particular focus on suitability for road trains, to accommodate the needs of the transport industry...

Improving High Productivity Vehicle Access through Potential Charging Regimes

This study assessed how charging regimes could increase high productivity vehicle (HPV) access, using three case study insights. Four charging regimes were identified and assessed: the National Transport Commission’s Heavy Vehicle Charging Regime (PAYGO) New Zealand’s Road ...

Austroads LTPP / LTPPM Study - Summary Report 2014-15

This report provides a summary of activities completed during 2014–15 for the Austroads long term pavement performance monitoring project. Austroads has funded the long-term pavement performance study since late 1994. The project monitors the structural and functional performan...

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