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Webinar: Road Risk Assessment, Case Studies and Engagement Guidance for Speed Management
This webinar, presented on 26 March 2019, provides an overview of Infrastructure Risk Rating - a simple road assessment methodology designed to assess road safety risk at a network level, primarily as an input to the speed limit setting process.
Infrastructure Risk Rating Manual for Australian Roads
This manual sets out the steps for undertaking an IRR assessment. It is divided into four parts: identify supporting data sources; identify homogenous road sections; code road and roadside features; and calculate IRR score and risk band.
Road Risk Assessment, Case Studies and Engagement Guidance for Speed Management
Inappropriate or excessive speed is a major road safety issue. Effective speed management is fundamental and critical to reducing speed-related road trauma. Speed limit setting is at the core of speed management. Speed limits need to be set at a…
Webinar: Level of Service Requirements for Freight on Rural Roads and Refinement of Heavy Vehicle Roughness Band Index
This webinar, presented on 31 January 2019, provides an overview of Austroads' study that proposes a ride quality index of roads for heavy vehicles, a heavy vehicle equivalent of the International Roughness Index (IRI) for cars.
Level of Service Requirements for Freight on Rural Roads and Refinement of Heavy Vehicle Roughness Band Index
Following on from previous work, the purpose of this project was to complete an investigation of subjective ratings of ride quality of A, B and C roads in Victoria while driving a passenger car and a range of heavy vehicles.
Webinar: Operations of Automated Heavy Vehicles in Remote and Regional Areas
This webinar, presented on 25 September 2018, presents challenges around the introduction of automated heavy vehicles to remote and regional areas and the opportunities for future their use in Australia and New Zealand.
Operations of Automated Heavy Vehicles in Remote and Regional Areas
This report identifies opportunities for future use of automated heavy vehicles in regional and remote areas of Australia and New Zealand, as well as any boundaries to prevent such use. The report provides road managers and industry with direction…
Weather Resistant Steel As Viable Option For Country Timber Bridge Replacements
Steel in bridge construction in Australia has declined significantly over the last 40 years from around 25% of bridges to as low as 5% of bridges in recent years. The main reasons for this have been the proliferation of precast prestressed concrete…
Country Bridge Solutions
  • ABC2017-034-17
  • 20 Apr 2017
  • Bridges
Local councils face the growing challenge, as road authorities, of maintaining and eventually replacing ageing bridges on regional and local roads.
The Dynamics of Footbridges Construction in Kenya: Projects Towards Facilitating Mobility and Connectivity in the Rural Areas
Strategic facilitation of rural mobility and connectivity in Kenya has been a major focus of the government of Republic of Kenya since 2005. For the last 10 years the government has adopted design, implementation and maintenance of foot bridges as…