Our tunnels projects improve the design, management and safety of road tunnels.
Latest publications and webinars
- 9 November 2018
This webinar, presented on 9 November 2018, provides an overview of an Austroads study to develop suggested good practice for a consistent, efficient and safe approach to emergency egress signage within Australasian road tunnels.
- 24 September 2018
- Research Reports
This report provides guidance on consistent, efficient and safe design of emergency egress signage and operations in road tunnels. While there are Australian Standards relating to emergency egress signage, these were not originally intended for use…
- 30 July 2018
Guide to Road Tunnels Part 3 provides guidance on the management of the operation and maintenance aspects of road tunnels, including the factors to be considered in setting appropriate performance standards. Guidance is provided on stakeholder…
Road tunnel projects
The Austroads research program runs from 2016-20, in line with the Strategic Plan. Current road tunnel projects include:
Status: Active, Overdue Milestones
Use of a driving simulator as a safety-assured method of assessing and approving alternative in-tunnel aesthetic solutions