Pavements

Our pavement research is improving guidance on design and materials management and understanding of material characteristics and vehicle interactions.

Latest publications and webinars

Performance of Asphalt and Spray Grade PMBs in Asphalt Mixes
  • AP-T337-18
  • 12 September 2018
  • Technical Reports
The Australian polymer modified binder (PMB) specification (AGPT/T190) currently requires different binder grades to be used in sprayed sealing and asphalt applications. This study compared the performance of PMBs representing four AGPT/T190 grades…
Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4K: Selection and Design of Sprayed Seals
Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4K: Selection and Design of Sprayed Seals is a guide to the procedures for the selection and design of sprayed seals. This is an update of previous Austroads procedures based on the philosophy of filling up voids in…
Design and Performance of Foamed Bitumen Stabilised Pavements
  • AP-T336-18
  • 17 July 2018
  • Technical Reports
There is a need to improve the Austroads procedures for mix design and structural design of foamed bitumen stabilised (FBS) materials. This final report summarises the mix design test methods developed within the context of an Austroads mix design…

Austroads' Pavements Task Force and their projects.

Austroads Guide to Pavement Technology has been designed for practitioners and students seeking to learn more about the fundamental concepts, principles, issues and procedures associated with pavement technology.