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Webinar: Guide to Project Delivery Part 5: Road Construction Quality Assurance
This webinar, presented on 20 September 2018, provides an overview of the first edition of Austroads Guide to Project Delivery Part 5: Road Construction Quality Assurance.
Guide to Project Delivery Part 5: Road Construction Quality Assurance
Many of the shortcomings experienced in quality assured contracts reflect the way in which road agency requirements have been specified and administered. Emphasis has been placed on third party accredited quality systems, and not on the fundamentals…
Guide to Project Delivery Part 3: Contract Management
The Guide to Project Delivery consists of five parts. Part 3 is concerned with the procurement and management of construction contracts. It covers, in detail, key processes and procedures relating to prequalification, tendering, contract award and…
National Prequalification System for Civil (Road and Bridge) Construction Contracts
The National Prequalification System for Civil (Road and Bridge) Construction Contracts has been developed to consolidate the various jurisdiction specific systems previously in place into a seamless, harmonised framework for applications,…
Audit and Surveillance of Sprayed Sealing Contract Works
Austroads and the Australian Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA) have jointly prepared this Guide to the Audit and Surveillance of Sprayed Sealing Contract Works as an aid to promoting good practice in the performance of sprayed sealing work.…
Environmental Management Tools for Road Maintenance Contracts
The purpose of these Guidelines is to assist road agencies and their contractors in developing a systems approach in the management of environmental issues. The guidelines are structured in four parts to allow the reader to readily access…
Development of Performance Contracts and Specifications: Summary Report
This paper describes a study undertaken for Austroads into the growing use by road authorities of "performance" as opposed to "prescriptive" forms of contracts and specifications, and attempts to quantify the expected benefits from this approach and…
Development of Performance Contracts and Specifications: Full Report
This report has been prepared as part of Austroads project NT & E 9904 (T & EP N006), “The Development of Performance Contracts and Specifications”, the goal of which is to develop a framework for performance contracts and specifications. The report…
Lane Rental: Contract Options, Practices, Benefits and Disbenefits
A form of contract, lane rental was developed to facilitate major motorway rehabilitation contracts in the United Kingdom in the 1980s, and has since been used in the United States. Lane rental contracts are a performance-based contract where road…
Quality Assurance in Contracts
This document was produced to assist clients and contractors and establish the principles of quality assurance in contracts and defines desirable practice for clients to adequately specify requirements and contractors to deliver capably. It also…