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Sprayed Sealing: Aggregate Precoating
This Pavement Work Tip provides a guide to precoating aggregates and use of adhesion agents in hot sprayed sealing work.
Sprayed Sealing: Rolling of Cover Aggregate
This Pavement Work Tip provides a guide to rolling and compacting cover aggregates used in sprayed sealing road works.
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…
Sprayed Sealing: Minimising Handwork
This Pavement Work Tip provides a guide to planning sprayed seal work to minimise handwork.
Sprayed Sealing: Selecting Aggregate Size
This Pavement Work Tip provides a guide to the selection of aggregate size for use in a range of sprayed seal treatment types.
Sprayed Sealing: Joints and Application Rates
This Pavement Work Tip provides a guide to determining the location of changes in application rates and positioning of joints in sprayed seals.
Sprayed Sealing: Uniformity and Neatness
This Pavement Work Tip provides a guide to aspects of bitumen sprayer operation and work practices that lead to uniformity and neatness of sprayed seal work.
Valuing Emissions and Other Externalities
This report outlines a number of methods for estimating externalities and gives a brief description of the current position with development of estimates of road transport externalities, based on a review of recent local and international literature.…
Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development: Progress and Direction
In 1995 Austroads Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development indicated that progress needed to be regularly reviewed in so far as ESD was a journey rather than a destination. Subtitled Progress and Directions, this document represents a…
Road Investment Profiles and Potential Environmental Consequences
The State of the Environment Report (DEST, 1996, p.3-50) states that road planning priorities with an "emphasis ... on providing high-capacity roads to fringe and coastal areas" has led to dispersed land use that is now under question. Certainly…