Bridges

Our bridge projects are providing improved guidance on design and materials management, and evaluation methods for bridge load capacity.

Latest publications and webinars

Investigation and Development of Bridge Formulae for Inclusion in the Performance-based Standards
The May 2018 National Transport Commission review of the Australian Performance-Based Standards (PBS) scheme revealed the need to improve the efficiency of heavy vehicle access via the PBS scheme to access substantial national freight productivity,…
Bridge Assessment Beyond the AS 5100 Deterministic Methodology
  • AP-R617-20
  • 13 March 2020
  • Research Reports
Bridge assessments to AS 5100 express safety as a binary (yes/no) measure. The management of bridges deemed unsafe using this deterministic method is outside the scope of the standard. From international practice, the most holistic approach that…
Alkali-Silica Reactivity of Aggregate - Concrete Prism Test
  • AGBT-T702-20
  • 20 January 2020
  • Test Methods
This Test Method determines the susceptibility of aggregate to an expansive reaction when mixed with cement in a concrete mix. It measures the change in length of concrete prisms containing the aggregate under investigation. This Test Method is not…

Austroads' Bridge Task Force and their projects.

The Austroads Guide to Bridge Technology provides bridge owners and agencies with advice on bridge ownership, design procurement, vehicle and pedestrian accessibility and bridge maintenance and management practices.