Best Practice Guides
- Materials Guide
- Unsealed Guide
- Sealed Guide
- Bridge Guide
The Best Practice Guide for Roads Materials provides local government authorities, state and territory road agencies and other agencies responsible for the management of sealed and unsealed roads with guidelines on ways to manage their road materials, and to achieve both a sustainable and cost-effective outcome.
The Guide provides a strong focus on the understanding and management of road materials and addresses the main topics of materials in relation to pavement design, construction, management and operation.
The Best Practice Guide for Unsealed Roads provides local roads practitioners with a practical guide for the better basic understanding and management of unsealed roads. This is achieved by consolidating in one document best practice knowledge of the latest methods in asset management, pavement design procedures, construction and network operations for unsealed roads in Australia.
The Best Practice Guide for Sealed Roads provides local roads practitioners with a practical resource for the better basic understanding and management of sealed local road pavements. This is achieved by consolidating in one document background knowledge of the latest methods in pavement design procedures, developments in road surfacing technology and road building practices for sealed local roads in urban, rural and remote areas around Australia.
The Guide provides a strong focus on pavement management requirements relating to sealed local roads, and addresses the main topics of design, construction, maintenance and rehabilitation.
Bridge Management Guide
The Best Practice Guide for Bridge Management provides:
an overview of the basics of Bridge Management including:
management, decision making, governance, risk frameworks and legal considerations
operations and maintenance
procurement of relevant services related to bridge management
asset disposal, re-purposing or replacement
references that assist with the various processes associated with managing assets
templates and proformas for the more common tasks such as procurement of specific services
an understanding of heavy vehicle permit access requests.
Best Practice Guides App
The new Best Practice Guides app ensures that you will always have access to the latest versions of the Guides so you'll always be up to date with any changes.
The new app makes it even easier to use The Guides when you're on the go and if you need to refer to several Guides at once, you can easily switch between guides within the app.