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

Maximising the Use of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement in Asphalt Mix Design: Field Validation

The use of recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) in asphalt mixes provides a vital basis for sustainable development. Maximising the re-use of RAP in its highest value application, as new asphalt product, has significant economic and environmental benefits. The overall goal of the study was to provi...

Safety of Disadvantaged Road Users

This publication reports the literature review and statistical analysis stages of a project to investigate the relationship between disadvantage and road casualties. The literature review confirmed that many studies have demonstrated increasing traffic injuries with lower socioeconomic st...

Second Round Consultations on Austroads Road Data Standard

A further draft of the Austroads “Data Standard for Road Management and Investment in Australia and New Zealand” has been released for comment.  The development of a data standard was initiated in 2015 in response to a need to standardise and harmonise data sets that support c...

Safe System Roads for Local Government

Australian and New Zealand local governments manage extensive road networks. Previous reporting indicates local government-managed roads represent 82 and 88% of the length of all public roads in both countries, respectively. As local roads, they tend to carry significantly smaller traffic volumes...

Guide to Traffic Management Part 8: Local Area Traffic Management (2016 Edition)

Austroads Guide to Traffic Management Part 8: Local Area Traffic Management is concerned with the planning and management of road space usage within a local area, to reduce traffic volumes and speeds in local streets, to increase amenity and improve safety and access for residents, especially ped...

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