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Incorporating Uncertainty in Pavement Management System (PMS) Modelling: Phase 1

This proof of concept study used the data condensation technology of stochastic information packets (SIPs) in MS Excel to allow complete storage of all collected data. This approach, when connected to a pavement management system (PMS), was able to…

Expanding Information by Utilising Uncertain Data

Recent developments in computer technology combined with the advent of data condensation technologies have opened new ways to analyse and explore data.

This report details an exploratory use of a full set of time series rutting data from a long-term…

A Common Data Output Specification for Texture, Cracking, Strength and Skid Resistance

The report documents the development of a harmonised approach to road condition data management by Austroads member agencies.

It outlines the results of consultation with member agencies which considered principles, methods, specifications and their…

Traffic Speed Deflectometer: Data Review and Lessons Learnt

This report documents a review and comparison of Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) and Traffic Speed Deflectometer (TSD) deflections, based on different approaches, at a network level.

It draws on the work undertaken for Austroads by Roads and…

Traffic Speed Deflectometer: Data Analysis Approaches in Europe and USA Compared with ARRB Analysis Approach

This report documents discussions about international traffic speed deflectometer (TSD) data analysis and reporting held at the second Deflection and Road Traffic Speed workshop in Norway in June 2013. It also documents TSD data procurement and…

Best Practice for Mobile LiDAR Survey Requirements: Discussion Paper

Australian and New Zealand road agencies, as well as transport agencies in the United States have indicated that there is a strong desire for standardised accuracy reporting methods, data interoperability and management, control or check…

Application of New Technologies to Improve Risk Management

Austroads project AT1539 developed guidance for the use of new technologies that can improve the efficiency of road asset managers. This report is the second stage of the project and it assesses eleven new technologies that can be potentially useful…

Using Financial Data in Asset Management Decision-making
This report outlines the process for asset management plans (AMPs) and long-term financial plans (LTFPs) in Australia, as well as the compilation and use of financial sustainability indicators in this regard.
Review of Variability in Skid Resistance Measurement and Data Management
This report presents research outcomes of Austroads project AT1488: Improving skid resistance measurement, carried out from July 2009 to June 2012. The main goal of the project was to improve the understanding of variability associated with skid…
Heavy Vehicle Safety Data
This report presents recommendations for the creation of a database to support heavy vehicle road safety performance indicators. It aims to assist state road agencies, police and other stakeholders identify and collect the minimum datasets required…