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Webinar: Local Road Access for High Productivity Freight Vehicles
This webinar, presented on 27 March 2018, outlines the contemporary barriers to local road access for high productivity freight vehicles, and some of the options available for local road managers when considering road access. The webinar was…
Local Road Access for High Productivity Freight Vehicles
This report examines the status of Australia's municipal Performance Based Standards (PBS) networks and the challenges of providing access to High Productivity Freight Vehicles (HPFV) on local roads. The many challenges local road managers face when…
Modelling for High Productivity Vehicles in Metropolitan Areas
This report examines the impact of PBS 2B vehicle access on metropolitan roads.
Webinar: Community Service Obligations Framework for the Roads Sector
This webinar, presented on 29 June 2017, provides an overview of how Community Service Obligations could be applied to the roads sector and how establishing a CSO framework could help clarify road funding arrangements. Community service obligations…
Webinar: Future Challenges of Changing Agricultural Equipment
This webinar addresses the road safety and infrastructure challenges posed by the operation of agricultural vehicles and equipment on public roads. It is presented by Adam Ritzinger, lead author of the 2016 Austroads report Future Challenges of…
Management of Heavy Vehicle Access to Bridges
Australia has regularly reviewed access to the road and bridge network with a view to increasing transport productivity. The current access regime for heavy vehicles has evolved over time with access now controlled by a range of regulations, notices,…
Strengthening of Bridges for Higher Productivity Freight Vehicles
Currently there is pressure from the freight industry to allow higher performance freight vehicles (HPFV) the use of major transport routes, particularly between the major centres of Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. An initial review of the existing…
Design and Constructability Challenges of Strengthening Existing Bridges
The exponential rise of the population and freight load in Victoria have led to a strong need for the upgrade of existing infrastructure to accommodate the increase in demand and loads of high productivity heavy vehicles. In many instances,…
Webinar: Assessment of Life Line Freight Routes
This one-hour webinar provides an overview of the Risk Indicator, a tool designed to identify and support investment in ‘Life Line’ freight routes. It is presented by Steven Manders, one of the developers of the tool and author of the…
Bridge Assessment for High Productivity Freight Vehicle Access: Guidelines on Processes and Procedures
This report sets out a process for assessing road bridge capacity for High Productivity Freight Vehicle access to the road network.