Pavement

Cover of Guide to Pavement Technology Part 3: Pavement Surfacings
Guide to Pavement Technology Part 3: Pavement Surfacings
  • Publication no: AGPT03-09
  • ISBN: 978-1-921551-60-4
  • Published: 21 July 2009
  • Edition: 1.1

Guide to Pavement Technology Part 3 addresses the selection of the most appropriate pavement surfacing.  The Guide identifies the significant factors that need to be considered in the selection of the most appropriate surfacing, their inter-relationships and the rationale for assessing the surfacing options available.  User requirements will vary with speed, road geometry and environment. Material requirements will be affected by traffic and environmental factors, the availability of suitable materials and cost. The absence of mandatory rules or requirements may result in several options being available.

In edition 1.1 the format of the Guide was updated. No text changes were made. Edition 1.0 is based on the 2003 Guide to the Selection of Road Surfacings, but has been updated to include the results of recent Austroads research into bituminous surfacings and other relevant material.