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Guide to Road Tunnels: Set
Easy access to all three parts of the Guide to Road Tunnels.
Guide to Road Tunnels Part 4: Retrofitting Tunnels
Guide to Road Tunnels Part 4 provides guidance on the retrofitting of existing tunnels, including the need for refurbishment, the types of refurbishment and processes for developing project requirements. Guidance is provided on geometric…
Dangerous Goods in Tunnels: Application and Methodology
This report provides a standardised assessment method to mitigate the criticism of the transport of dangerous goods through road tunnels and provide greater transparency of the decisions reached. The transport of dangerous goods is critical to…
Dangerous Goods in Tunnels: Literature Review
This report documents the results of an extensive literature review examining the transport of dangerous goods in road tunnels. It includes international and local studies and methodologies, trial reports, and media. The transport of dangerous goods…
Webinar: Updated Guidance for the Design of New Pavements for Road Tunnels
This webinar, presented on 30 April 2019, gives an overview of the key changes to the Guide to Road Tunnels Part 2: Planning, Design and Commissioning.
Fire Incident and Fire Safety Operational Data for Major Australian Road Tunnels
This report sets out the process though which fire incident and fire safety operational information was collected for eleven major road tunnels in Australia. This tunnel data set are the major tunnels in Australia as defined by physical…
Guide to Road Tunnels Part 2: Planning, Design and Commissioning
The Guide to Road Tunnels Part 2 provides guidance to those making decisions in the planning, design, operation and maintenance of new road tunnels in Australia and New Zealand. Principles and standards identified are based on both Australasian and…
Webinar: Suggested Good Practice for Road Tunnel Emergency Egress Signage
This webinar, presented on 9 November 2018, provides an overview of an Austroads study to develop suggested good practice for a consistent, efficient and safe approach to emergency egress signage within Australasian road tunnels.
Suggested Good Practice for Road Tunnel Emergency Egress Signage
This report provides guidance on consistent, efficient and safe design of emergency egress signage and operations in road tunnels. While there are Australian Standards relating to emergency egress signage, these were not originally intended for use…
Guide to Road Tunnels Part 3: Operations and Maintenance
Guide to Road Tunnels Part 3 provides guidance on the management of the operation and maintenance aspects of road tunnels, including the factors to be considered in setting appropriate performance standards. Guidance is provided on stakeholder…