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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

Guide to Smart Motorways

This Guide provides practitioners with a definite, standardised set of smart motorway information within a single reference document to support the delivery of safe and efficient smart motorways. It primarily comprises guidance on the selection, design and layout of ITS elements within a smart mo...

Specification and Use of Geopolymer Concrete in the Manufacture of Structural and Non-structural Components: Review of Literature

This report reviews published information on the formulation, manufacture and properties of geopolymer binders and concretes, to inform the manufacture of geopolymer concrete components for structural and non-structural bridge components and other road‑related infrastructure. The review show...

Guide to Road Design Part 3 Errata December 2016

This errata to the Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design provides corrections to Table 8.11: Minimum length vertical curves for reconstruction. The Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geomtric Design has been corrected.

Asphalt Fatigue Damage Healing and Endurance Limits: Guide Implementation Options

Overseas research has suggested that asphalt fatigue endurance limit may exist, where applied strain is sufficiently low no fatigue damage accumulates in the asphalt as the rate of asphalt healing exceeds the rate of damage accumulation. The existence of such limits has implications for design of...

Congestion and Reliability Review: Full Report

The Congestion and Reliability Review measures the levels of congestion across major cities in Australia and New Zealand and identifies the key causes of congestion. The report proposes an approach to identifying and assessing congestion interventions and overlays the key areas of focus for r...

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