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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Download the 15 August 2017 publications list for a list of all Austroads Guides and reports.

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Latest Publications

Webinar: Techniques for Incident Management to Support Network Operations Planning

Tuesday 29 August 2017, 11:00 am AEST. This webinar will provide an overview of the recently released Austroads report Techniques for Incident Management to Support Network Operations Planning. The responsibility for implementing traffic incident management (TIM) in Australia and New Z...

Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4F: Bituminous Binders (2017 Edition)

Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4F: Bituminous Binders is a guide to the use of bituminous materials in road construction and maintenance. Bituminous materials include bitumen obtained from refining crude petroleum oil and products derived from bitumen through additional manufacturing processes...

Improved Laboratory Characterisation of the Deformation Properties of Granular Materials

This report examines the capacity of the extra-large wheel-tracking laboratory test method to predict the in-service performance of granular materials. Rutting is a common distress mode of unbound granular bases under thin bituminous surfacings. Five granular bases were tested for rut-resis...

National Prequalification System for Civil (Road and Bridge) Construction (2017 Edition)

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...

Heavy Vehicle Horizontal Stresses and Pavement Surface Performance

This report presents the findings of Austroads Project AT1540 Understanding the impact on pavement surfaces from next generation freight vehicles and developing practical network prediction models and responses. The main purpose of the project was to gain an improved understanding of the failure ...

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