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

Pavement Crack Measurement with an Automated Crack Detection System

This test method defines the procedure for locating and identifying surface cracks in a road pavement using an automated crack detection system. The presence of cracking is determined by automatically analysing either a 2D or 3D image of the pavement surface. Testing is carried out continuousl...

Bicycle Parking Facilities: Updating the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management

This report provides recommended content for inclusion in the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management Part 11: Parking. This content guides the design of bicycle parking facilities and helps identify appropriate provisions of bicycle parking and end-of-trip facilities. Providing bicycle parki...

Bicycle Parking Facilities: Guidelines for Design and Installation

This report provides information to assists in the design and installation of bicycle parking and end-of-trip facilities that are fit for purpose. The report provides recommendations, principles and examples of best-practice facility design. It also highlights common mistakes and suggests ways to...

Austroads Annual Report 2015-16

Each year Austroads produces an annual report which details its work program, operations and financial management. The annual report provides a detailed review of the strategic focus of each Austroads Program as well as the projects completed and progressed during the year. At a glance, in ...

Older Road Users: Emerging Trends

This report identifies trends in crash involvement amongst older road users (aged 75+). The project incorporated a literature review; analysis of 10 years of crash data from every jurisdiction in Australia and New Zealand; analysis of three years of detailed hospital injury data for older road...

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