Pavements

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

Latest publications and webinars

Webinar: Relationships Between Cutter Oil Properties and Sprayed Seal Performance
This webinar, presented on 11 July 2019, provides an overview of an Austroads project that compared the test properties of seven commercially available cutter oils with their sprayed seal performance.
Performance of Asphalt and Spray Grade PMBs in Sprayed Seals
  • AP-T345-19
  • 10 July 2019
  • 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 sprayed seal performance of PMBs representing four…
Relationships Between Cutter Oil Properties and Sprayed Seal Performance
This study investigated the relationship between cutter oil properties and sprayed seal performance so that this information could be used as a basis for updating Australian Standard 3568. AS 3568 specifies the properties of four different types of…

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.