Road Tunnels

Our tunnels projects improve the design, management and safety of road tunnels.

Latest publications and webinars

Dangerous Goods in Tunnels: Application and Methodology
  • AP-R590-19
  • 13 June 2019
  • Research Reports
This report provides a standardised assessment method to mitigate the criticism of the transport of dangerous goods through road tunnels and provide greater transparency of the decisions reached. The transport of dangerous goods is critical to modern…
Dangerous Goods in Tunnels: Literature Review
  • AP-R589-19
  • 13 June 2019
  • Research Reports
This report documents the results of an extensive literature review examining the transport of dangerous goods in road tunnels. It includes international and local studies and methodologies, trial reports, and media. The transport of dangerous goods…
Webinar: Updated Guidance for the Design of New Pavements for Road Tunnels
This webinar, presented on 30 April 2019, gives an overview of the key changes to the Guide to Road Tunnels Part 2: Planning, Design and Commissioning.

Austroads' Road Tunnels Task Force and their projects.

Guide to Road Tunnels provides high level guidance on the planning, design, operation and maintenance of new road tunnels in Australia and New Zealand.