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Guidelines for Design, Construction, Monitoring and Rehabilitation of Buried Corrugated Metal Structures

These guidelines provide essential information regarding Buried corrugated metal structures (BCMS) from the design process, installation, in-service monitoring, through to maintenance and repair procedures. BCMS have been used in Australia as an…

Application of Accessibility Measures
Accessibility is broadly defined as the variety of opportunities provided to people through efficient arrangement of land use and various modes of transport. It measures the ease with which people are able to find and reach the best suited…
New Traffic Signal Controller - Functional Specifications
This report provides a traffic or logical architecture for the new controller. Austroads recognised the need to develop a new generation of traffic signal controllers, making use of modular, scalable design with an open architecture. Two key…
Performance Requirements for Welds in Wrought Iron
Welding procedures have been developed for the repair and maintenance of wrought iron bridges. New qualification requirements are proposed that take into account the limited ductility of wrought iron yet allow an appropriate assessment of the…
State of the Art of Cable - Stayed Bridges
Cable-stayed bridges are currently the most attractive bridge type in the world. Their main spans cover a range from about 100m with one tower up to more than 1000m. Their intermediate construction stages are stable, because the flow of forces is
Design of the Ross River Bridge, Townsville Port Access Road
The Ross River Bridge will be located at the mouth of the Ross River in Townsville. This paper discusses the options which were examined during the Preliminary Design phase and the Detailed Design of the Bridge. Challenges which had to be overcome…
Conservation and Upgrade of Historic Wrought Iron Bridges in NSW
Between 1871 and 1893, 27 wrought iron lattice truss road bridges were built in NSW. Of these, 17 were built under the guidance of the noted bridge designer John A. McDonald and the 16 remaining are managed by the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority…
Sacrificial Cathodic Protection of Reinforced Concrete Bridges
Concrete deterioration due to reinforcement corrosion poses one of the greatest risks to the integrity of the Roads and Traffic Authority’s (RTA’s) bridge stock. As an alternative to Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP), the RTA is assessing…
Manukau Memorial Gardens, Auckland, Arch Bridge
The Manukau Memorial Gardens Arch is a new road bridge over a small creek to allow expansion of the cities cemetery. The project required careful attention to detail to provide a solution which considered environmental, cultural and technical issues…
Designing the Deconstruction of the Existing Newmarket Viaduct
The Newmarket Viaduct plays a vital role in the Auckland motorway network. The original 1966 structure is being demolished in tandem with construction of its replacement whilst keeping the motorway fully operational. The New Zealand Transport Agency…