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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 4A: Unsign...



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...



AGRD01-15 Guide to Road Design Part 1: Introduction to Road Design

Guide to Road Design Part 1 provides an introduction to the road design process, defining its status, purpose and areas of application. It describes the functions and content of the 15 parts in the Guide to Road Design. The context of the road design process, its philosophy and principles are dis...



AGRD02-15 Guide to Road Design Part 2: Design Considerations

Guide to Road Design Part 2 provides a detailed description of the three critical aspects of road design: the design objectives that apply to a road design project; context-sensitive design; and the factors that influence the road design, including road design in the context of the Safe System ph...



AGRD03-16 Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geometric Design (2016 Edition)

Guide to Road Design Part 3: Geomteric Design provides road designers and other practitioners with information about the geometric design of road alignments. Design parameters include: road classification; design speeds; design vehicles; alignment controls; cross-section components, inclu...



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-15 Guide to Road Design Part 4B: Roundabouts (2015 Edition)

The Guide to Road Design Part 4B: Roundabouts provides road designers and other practitioners with guidance on the geometric design of roundabouts. It covers design principles and procedures, and guidelines for all the key elements, thus enabling practitioners to develop safe and efficient layout...



AGRD04C-15 Guide to Road Design Part 4C: Interchanges (2015 Edition)

Austroads’ Guide to Road Design Part 4C: Interchanges provides guidance on the geometric design of interchanges on freeways/motorways and on major arterial roads. The Guide covers the design of interchanges between: freeways and arterial roads; two freeways; and two major arterial roads....



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...



AGRD05-ERR-0716 Guide to Road Design Part 5 Errata July 2016

This errata to the Guide to Road Design Part 5: Drainage - General and Hydrology Considerations provides a revision to Equation A1 (Appendix A, page 170).



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 intersec...



AGRD06B-15 Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment (2015 Edition)

Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment contains information on the components of roadside areas that may need to be accommodated within a road reserve. These components include environmental aspects such as fauna management and noise control, and landscaping, road furniture including ...



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-C87-15 Austroads Glossary of Terms (2015 Edition)

The Austroads Glossary of Terms provides an A-Z list of more than 3,000 road transport terms with definitions. The Glossary of Terms was developed to bring consistency to the use of terms and definitions by Austroads members and other stakeholders in the road and transport industry. It also he...



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. ...



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