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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

Safe System in the Planning Process

The Safe System concept has the objective of eliminating deaths and serious injuries, with the guiding principle that everyone, including planners, share responsibility for creating a safe road system. Good planning and design sets the foundation for a safe road environment. This report aims to p...

Improved Bridge Deterioration Models, Predictive Tools and Costs

The management of Australia and New Zealand’s bridge stock involves the development of forward works programs for periods up to, and longer than, ten years into the future. The scheduling of maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement, forms part of these forward works programs; however, it...

Improved Design Procedures for Asphalt Pavements: Outcomes for Year 2 of 3

The report covers a variety of topics related to improving the design procedures for asphalt pavements in Australia. Literature reviews of perpetual pavement design concepts and the relationship between flexural and compressive modulus were performed. Comparative laboratory flexural and compressi...

National Cycling Strategy: Implementation Report 2014

In June 2015 the Australian Bicycle Council published the National Cycling Strategy Implementation Report 2014 which outlines the progress made on the National Cycling Strategy in 2014. In this, the fourth year of the National Cycling Strategy 2011-16:‚Äč Australian states and ...

Development of a Durability Test Method for Sprayed Sealing Binders: A Field Validation Study

This report presents the results of a field validation study that was conducted as part of the development of a new long-term ageing (durability) test for bituminous binders used in sprayed seals in Australia. The field validation study of the new durability test method was conducted using fie...

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