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Austroads Review Report: Traffic Noise/Long-life Surfacings

This report provides a review on surface characteristics in relation to traffic noise and long-life surfacings. For the conventional asphalt surfacings in general road construction practice, the selection of mix type and size would define two most…

Austroads LTPP and LTPPM Study - Summary Report 2009-10

Austroads Project AT1064 Long Term Performance Monitoring and Model Development was initiated in 1994/95. The project was reviewed in 2003 and later in 2007 by GP Youdale Consulting Engineers to assess the project’s program and progress and, if…

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,…
Particle Size and Properties of Crumb Rubber
This method describes a procedure for determining the particle size, shape and contaminants of crumb rubber.
Elastometer Upgrade and Commissioning

The Elastometer is the key testing instrument for PMB specifications in Australia. The Elastometer operating software and data acquisition system were developed in the 1980s, originally to run under DOS and later upgraded to Windows 3.1. This…

Weigh-in-motion Management and Operational Manual

A weigh-in-motion (WIM) workshop held in Hobart in March 2008 identified a knowledge gap in regard to the management and operation of WIM equipment and associated data. Austroads Project AT1482 aims to fill this gap through establishing national…

Predicting Structural Deterioration of Pavements at a Network Level: Interim Models

Pavement performance data, in terms of Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) deflection, was collected from 71 test sections available from the LTPP/LTPPM sites and used to develop structural deterioration models for flexible asphalt and sealed unbound…

Review of Specifications for the Collection of Digital Road Imaging

Digital road images have many applications for the management of road networks. With the rapid advancements in technology and the wide range of applications of digital images currently available, it is useful to create a set of standard…

Interim Network Level Functional Road Deterioration Models

This report documents the development of interim network level road deterioration (RD) models for the roughness, rutting and cracking of sealed granular pavements.

These RD models can be used at the network level for the strategic analysis of the…

Defining Applicability of International Standards for Intelligent transport systems (ITS): Final Report.
This is the final report of Austroads Project NS1524 that aims to address the need to improve Australian practice in Intelligent transport systems through greater knowledge and utilisation of international practices. The purpose is to identify those…