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 Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment (2015 Edition)

Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment contains information on the components of roadside areas that may need to be accommodated within a road reserve. These components include environmental aspects such as fauna management and noise control, and landscaping, road furniture including ...

Development of a Binder Test to Rank the Low Temperature Cracking Resistance of Polymer Modified Binders

The current Australian polymer modified binder (PMB) specification includes low temperature stiffness tests but does not include a binder test which ranks the resistance of PMBs to low temperature cracking on the road. This study investigated whether binder force ratio tests which were conducted ...

Australian Cycling Participation 2015

The National Cycling Participation Survey (NCPS) is a standardised survey that has been repeated biennially since March/April 2011, with minor changes to the survey structure between 2011 and 2013. The NCPS provides data on cycling participation at a national level and allows for estimates of par...

Webinar: revised parameter values for economic evaluation of road transport projects

Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:00 PM AEST No charge but registration is essential  Join ARRB for an online overview of the methodologies used to update the parameter values for road user cost components. The research was funded by Austroads for the National Guidelines for Transpo...

Australasian Road Safety Conference 2015: Program Now Available

14-16 October 2015 | Gold Coast, Queensland Austroads is a major sponsor of the 2015 Australasian Road Safety Conference. Showcasing the latest research, programs and developments in road safety, ARSC2015 will feature a strong program of national and international keynote speake...

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