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

Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4C: Materials for Concrete Road Pavements

Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4C: Materials for Concrete Road Pavements summarises aspects of Australian and New Zealand practice in materials for use in concrete road pavements including: base concrete and lean-mix concrete subbase concrete curing compounds steel reinforc...

Measures to Reduce Crashes Adjacent to and within Tunnels

This report identifies factors that contribute to the occurrence and severity of crashes adjacent to and within tunnels and suggests remedial treatments that will reduce the incidence and severity of these crashes. A preliminary examination of recorded road crashes immediately adjacent to and ...

Modelling for High Productivity Vehicles in Metropolitan Areas

This report examines the impact of PBS 2B vehicle access on metropolitan roads. The report includes a literature review and stakeholder consultation on key issues and potential impacts as well as the likely take-up of the vehicles, if access is granted. The report proposes a modelling frame...

Webinar: Modelling for High Productivity Vehicles in Metropolitan Areas

Tuesday 13 February 2018 | Online, 1pm - 2pm AEDT State and territory road agencies are looking for ways to enhance road productivity associated with the growing freight task.  Performance Based Standard (PBS) 2B vehicles are high productivity freight vehicles (HPFVs) with a ...

National Performance-based Asphalt Specification Framework

Part 4B of the Austroads Guide to Pavement Technology provides a recommended approach to the design and characterisation of asphalt mixes in Australia and New Zealand. However, the approach to asphalt mix design and performance characterisation varies between road agencies and may not necessarily...

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