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Investigation of the Load Damage Exponent of Unbound Granular Materials Under Accelerated Loading
This report details the experimental program, analysis and findings of the assessment of the impacts of axle mass increases on road deterioration for sprayed seal surfaced unbound granular pavements. Load-damage exponents ranged between two and four…
A Review of Road Use Data Integration and Management Models
This report considers the issues and possibilities of a data framework, incorporating road use data and network performance data, that could apply for all road authorities and provides guidance on a way forward, taking into account the current…
A Review of Road Use Data Pricing, Partnerships and Accessibility
The report considers the issues of pricing, partnerships and accessibility in relation to road use data, traffic and network performance data. The aim of this report is to provide information on industry practices and inform the discussion on…
Guidelines for the Development of a Level of Service Framework based on Community Consultations
This report provides guidance in the development of a level of service framework for maintenance and improvement activities based on community consultation with a focus on internal road agency processes, specifically on how to integrate the findings…
A Community Consultation Process and Methods for Quantifying Community Expectations on Levels of Service for Road Networks
This report outlines a process for community consultation and specific techniques to assess community needs and priorities, including affordability and trade offs, and methodologies for defining levels of service criteria for road serving a range of…
Literature Review of Community Consultation Techniques used by Road Agencies
This report provides a review of community consultation techniques used by various road agencies in Australia and overseas. The review addresses the definition of community consultation, the purpose of consultation and its phases and describes…
Australia and New Zealand Roads Capability Analysis 2006-2016
Future skilled labour supply in Australia and New Zealand is not likely to be sufficient in meeting forecast demand in the roads sector, based on forecast construction, maintenance and road management activity, and taking into account labour lost…
Guide to Road Safety Part 5: Road Safety for Rural and Remote Areas
Road trauma in rural and remote areas of Australia is a major national road safety problem. Although well over half of all fatal crashes occur on roads within these environments, it has not been until the past decade that road safety strategies and…
Selection of Additional Sites for Inclusion in Austroads Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) Study: Final Report
This report presents the final outcome of an investigation to review, analysis and identify suitable sealed granular pavement sections for inclusion in the LTPP study. The investigation identified 69 sealed granular pavement test sections across…
Report on Skid Resistance Test Device Trials 5: 6 May 2005
This document describes the results of field trials held in Christchurch, New Zealand in May 2005. The objective of the trials was to gain further understanding of the complex relationship between the various test devices currently utilised to…