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AGRD Guide to Road Design — SET

Receive a discount of 20% when the Guide to Road Design is purchased as a set.    The Guide to Road Design Set comprises of: Part 1: Introduction to Road Design Part 2: Design Considerations Part 3: Geometric Design Part 4: Intersections and Crossings - General Part ...



AGRD-DRAIN Guide to Road Design - DRAINAGE SET

Receive a discount of 20% when the Guide to Road Design - Drainage is purchased as a set. The three parts of the Guide to Road Design Part 5: Drainage provide designers with guidance to appropriately manage stormwater run-off through the design of an efficient and effective road drai...



AGRD01-10 Guide to Road Design Part 1: Introduction to Road Design

Part 1 of the Guide to Road Design provides an introduction to the guide, defining its status, purpose and areas of application and describing the functions and content of each of its nine parts.  The context of the road design process within each of the different methods of delivery of road...



AGRD02-06 Guide to Road Design Part 2: Design Considerations

Part 2 of the Guide to Road Design is the guide's second introductory component, providing detailed discussions of three important, general aspects of design. Firstly, consideration is given to the range of objectives likely to apply to a road design project. These include appropriate reco...



AGRD03-10 Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design

 The Guide to Road Design – Part 3: Geometric Design contains guidance that provides road designers and other practitioners with information that is common to the geometric design of road alignments. Road designers have to consider many factors and disciplines that may affect, or be...



AGRD04-09 Guide to Road Design Part 4: Intersections and Crossings – General

Part 4 of the Guide to Road Design is limited to the design of intersections.  Designers should be aware that there are nine other subject areas spanning the range of Austroads publications that may also be relevant to road design and the design of intersections. Part 4 of the Guide to Ro...



AGRD04A-10 Guide to Road Design Part 4A: Unsignalised and Signalised Intersections

The Guide to Road Design – Part 4A: Unsignalised and Signalised Intersections provides road designers and other practitioners with guidance on the detailed geometric design of all at-grade intersections (excluding roundabouts).  However, some of the guidance in Part 4A may be approp...



AGRD04B-11 Guide to Road Design Part 4B: Roundabouts

The Guide to Road Design – Part 4B: Roundabouts provides road designers and other practitioners with guidance on the geometric design of roundabouts.  However, the guide generally contains only advice that is specific to the design of roundabouts and should therefore be used in conj...



AGRD04C-09 Guide to Road Design Part 4C: Interchanges

The focus of Part 4C is the detailed geometric design of the grade separations, ramps and ramp terminals associated with interchanges, particularly with respect to cross-section, design speed, sight distance, horizontal and vertical alignment, sight distance and the layouts of ramp terminals a...



AGRD05-13 Guide to Road Design Part 5: Drainage – General and Hydrology Considerations

  The Guide to Road Design Part 5: Drainage – General and Hydrology Considerations provides road designers and other practitioners with guidance on the design of drainage systems.  This Guide needs to be used in conjunction with the other two Parts of the Guide to Road Desig...



AGRD05A-13 Guide to Road Design Part 5A: Drainage – Road Surface, Networks, Basins and Subsurface

  The Guide to Road Design Part 5A: Drainage – Road Surface, Networks, Basins and Subsurface, provides road designers and other practitioners with guidance on the design of the collection and discharge of water from road surfaces, pit and pipe systems, basins and subsurface drains. ...



AGRD05B-13 Guide to Road Design Part 5B: Drainage – Open Channels, Culverts and Floodways

  The Guide to Road Design Part 5B: Drainage – Open Channels, Culverts and Floodways contains guidance on the design of open channels, culverts and floodways to support the operation and management of the road network.  This Guide needs to be used in conjunction with th...



AGRD06-10 Guide to Road Design Part 6: Roadside Design, Safety and Barriers

The Guide to Road Design – Part 6: Roadside Design, Safety and Barriers provides an introduction to roadside design and guidance on roadside safety and the selection and use of road safety barrier systems. Roadsides have to accommodate many features that support the road and the safe and...



AGRD06A-09 Guide to Road Design Part 6A: Pedestrian and Cyclist Paths

The Guide to Road Design – Part 6A: Pedestrian and Cyclist Paths provides guidance for road designers and other practitioners on the design of paths for safe and efficient walking and cycling. The main focus of Part 6A is the geometric design of paths and related facilities such as inter...



AGRD06B-09 Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment

The Guide to Road Design – Part 6B: Roadside Environment provides guidance for road designers and other practitioners on the types of features and facilities that may need to be accommodated within a roadside. Effective design of roadside areas requires a coordinated approach that simult...



AGRD07-08 Guide to Road Design Part 7: Geotechnical Investigation and Design

The Austroads Guide to Road Design Part 7 – Geotechnical Investigation and Design provides those engaged in road design activities with a basic understanding and appreciation of the importance of geotechnical investigations and how road design outcomes and other design activities are inf...



AGRD08-09 Guide to Road Design Part 8: Process and Documentation

Design is a product and the systems that are put in place should conform to the model for Quality management systems – requirements, set out in AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008. Part 8 of the guide to Road Design provides guidance on the application of that standard to road design (Section 1.2).&nbs...



AP-G34-13 Austroads Design Vehicles and Turning Path Templates

 This guide has been developed to assist intersection designers and contains: a user guide covering the basis of the turning templates and road hierarchy design vehicle dimensions and drawings in PNG and PDF formats turning templates in DWG (AutoCad 2010) and PDF formats. ...



AP-G88-14 Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides (2014)

Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides contains information that relates to the planning, design and traffic management of cycling facilities and is sourced from Austroads Guides, primarily the Guide to Road Design, the Guide to Traffic Management and the Guide to Road Safety. It i...



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