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Asset management Strategy for Road-related Assets (Safety Infrastructure)
The provision and maintenance of safety infrastructure such as safety barriers and safety fences enhances roadside safety and vehicle movement and reduces the risk of road crashes and their severity. This report provides guidance for the management…
Asset Data Harmonisation Stage III: BIM IFC Alignment Review

This report compares the Austroads Data Standard with buildingSMARTS’s IFC4 and Uniclass 2015. All are works in progress.

The Data Specifications Inventory of 32 object classes within Austroads’ draft standard (Draft 2 Version 2 which is to be…

Austroads LTPP/LTPPM Study - Summary Report 2016–17

The report provides a summary of works undertaken during the period 2016–17 for the Austroads project AT1064 – Long-term pavement performance (LTPP).

Austroads has funded the long-term pavement performance study since late 1994. The project monitors…

National Performance-based Asphalt Specification Framework

Part 4B of the Austroads Guide to Pavement Technology provides a recommended approach to the design and characterisation of asphalt mixes in Australia and New Zealand. However, the approach to asphalt mix design and performance characterisation…

Safe System Infrastructure on Mixed Use Arterials

This report provides a synthesis of key safety solutions as well as issues that need to be considered when effectively addressing safety on urban mixed use arterial routes.

Mixed use urban arterials account for a large proportion of high?severity…

Specification and Use of Geopolymer Concrete in the Manufacture of Structural and Non-Structural Components: Experimental Work

This report details the experimental phase of an Austroads project to review the specifications and use of geopolymer concrete. The findings indicate that acceptable grades of structural geopolymer concrete can be made for field applications.

This…

Accelerated Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Supplementary Cementitious Materials to Suppress Damaging AAR Expansion in Concrete Structures

This report provides the results of testing of three potentially reactive aggregates by the accelerated mortar bar test (AMBT) and the concrete prism test (CPT).

The tests were conducted using reference mixes, which contained plain Portland cement as…

Validation of Revised Austroads Sprayed Seal Design Approaches: Site Inspection

This report details investigations that were conducted to verify the new Austroads sprayed seal design guidelines.

To verify the appropriateness of the proposed basic voids factor (Vf), and the initial sealing design approach (and also to validate…

Development of a Sprayed Seal Binder Cracking Test

This report describes research into development of a laboratory sprayed seal binder cracking test which can be used to measure the relative fatigue cracking resistance of thin binder films which have thicknesses comparable to the thicknesses of the…

Heavy Vehicle Horizontal Stresses and Pavement Surface Performance

This report presents the findings of Austroads Project AT1540 Understanding the impact on pavement surfaces from next generation freight vehicles and developing practical network prediction models and responses. The main purpose of the project was…