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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 Tunnels Part 2: Planning, Design and Commissioning (2015 Edition)

The Guide to Road Tunnels Part 2 provides guidance to those making decisions in the planning, design, operation and maintenance of new road tunnels in Australia and New Zealand. Principles and standards identified are based on both Australasian and international experience. Part 2 sets out the...

Safety Management Systems for Road Agencies ISO 39001 and the Next Step Towards a Safe Road Transport System

This report promotes a systematic approach to road traffic safety within road agencies using ISO 39001 as the template. The report contains a Starter’s Guide to implement ISO 39001, a summary of survey results of Australian and New Zealand Road Agencies, a gap analysis and ten recommenda...

Improving the Performance of Safe System Infrastructure: Final Report

This report summarises the findings of a three-year study which reviewed the safety performance of selected road infrastructure elements and provided solutions that were more closely aligned with the Safe System ideal. The review examined the performance of signalised intersections, roundabout...

Design and Performance of Foamed Bitumen Stabilised Pavements: Progress Report 3

There is a need to improve the Austroads procedures for mix design and structural design of foamed bitumen stabilised materials. This progress report summarises the mix design test methods drafted to date and those planned for 2015–16 within the context of an Austroads mix design process. ...

Development of the Accessibility-Based Network Operations Planning Framework

This report extends the Austroads network operation planning framework to address transport accessibility issues. The extended framework itemises the general principles and steps in developing an accessibility-based network operation plan (NOP). The framework includes general gu...

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