Road design

Cover of Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment
Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment
  • Publication no: AGRD06B-15
  • ISBN: 978-1-925294-51-4
  • Published: 21 July 2015
  • Edition: 2

Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environmentcontains information on the components of roadside areas that may need to be accommodated within a road reserve. These components include environmental aspects such as fauna management and noise control, and landscaping, road furniture including signs, poles, fencing and lighting. There is also information about off-street car parking and the placement and allocation of space for utility services.

Updates have been made throughout Edition 2.0 to include new and updated reference material. Specifically, editorial and technical updates have been made to sections on:

  • road safety including the Safe System principles (Section 1.3).
  • the cost and safety considerations for landscaping (Section 3.3.2, Section 3.3.3, Section 3.3.4).
  • the safety aspects of roadside furniture (Section 4.1.3, Section 4.1.4, Section 4.1.6) and updates to the safety aspects of road lighting (Section 4.2.2).