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

Levels of Service for Non-Freight Road Users

This report documents the results of an Austroads project to identify the asset management needs and level of service (LOS) requirements of future non-freight road users. Preliminary work documented the relationship of this project to other Austroads projects, reviewed overseas and Australian ...

Realising 100-year Design Life of Bridge Structures in an Aggressive Environment: Experimental Work

This report summarises the results of experiments undertaken to understand the practices required to enable a 100-year design life of bridges in an aggressive environment. The experimental work was informed by an extensive literature review and focussed on concrete durability. The work co...

Realising 100-year Bridge Design Life in an Aggressive Environment: Review of the Literature

This report details a literature review on durability issues that affect the service life of reinforced concrete structures. The review focused on information from sources within Australia and overseas, including published literature, standards, codes and jurisdiction reports. Recent amendm...

Guide to Traffic Management Part 9: Traffic Operations (2016 edition)

Guide to Traffic Management Part 9: Traffic Operations is concerned with the day-to-day operations that support the provision of road services to road network users. It introduces the concept of traffic operations as underpinning road user services, covers the major types of services provided and...

Data Standard for Road Management and Investment in Australia and New Zealand: Draft 1 Version 2

You are invited to provide feedback on Draft 1 of the second version of the Data Standard for Road Management and Investment in Australia and New Zealand. This draft builds on Version 1 of the Data Standard released in November 2016. It includes: improvements to the Works and Cos...

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