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

Austroads Bridge Conference 2014 - Papers Now Online

The 2014 Austroads Bridge Conference papers are now available online. The papers are grouped in the conference categories: Assessment and Investigation – AAI AS 5100 - AUS Construction and Strengthening – CAS Design – DES IAMBAS – IAM Innovation and...

Ability to Absorb Information Through Electronic and Static Signs

This report reviews current practices and research evidence on the co-location of three types of signs: direction signs (DS), variable message signs (VMS) and variable speed limits/lane control signs (VSL/LCS). An advanced driving simulator study was conducted by the Centre for Accident Research ...

Calibration of Bitumen Sprayers: Transverse Distribution by Portable Trough

This test method sets out the procedures for determining the transverse distribution of bitumen sprayers using the portable test trough capture system. This method is applicable to single bar bitumen sprayers only. It is used to test and calibrate a bitumen sprayer but may also be us...

Calibration of Bitumen Sprayers: General Introduction and List of Methods

The procedures described in this series of test methods generally follow the methods initially developed to test and calibrate single bar sprayers. Initially the seal design methodology aimed for a single uniform transverse rate of application of binder.  The Update of the Austroads Seal Des...

Webinar: Accessibility-based Network Operations Planning

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST Poor transport services can act as a barrier to people and organisations participating in a range of social, civic and economic activities. Network operation planning can be an effective approach to systematically deal with network oper...

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