Road Tunnels Task Force and projects

Road Tunnels Task Force

The Road Tunnels Task Force consists of jurisdictional representatives from around Australia and New Zealand, and representatives of the Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS) and Australasian Tunnel Operators Group (ATOG).

The Task Force is responsible for considering all aspects of tunnel planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance. It coordinates updates to the Guide to Road Tunnels and coordinates the development of technical research projects.

Road Tunnels Task Force Projects

Project NumberProject NameProgramSub-programStatus
ART6122Dangerous goods in tunnels stage 2 – towards implementation of risk assessment processAssetsRoad Tunnels Task ForceActive
ART6137Use of perceptual countermeasure treatments to reduce crash risks in tunnelsAssetsRoad Tunnels Task ForceActive
ART6151Revision of Austroads Guide to Road Tunnels Part 2: Planning, Design and CommissioningAssetsRoad Tunnels Task ForceActive


The Road Tunnels Task Force is part of the Austroads Assets Program.

Assets Program Manager: Ross Guppy

Program Coordinator: Eliz Esteban
Austroads | Level 9, 287 Elizabeth Street | Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: +61 2 8265 3336