Part 9 Level crossings, is part of a suite of guidelines within the Traffic control devices manual (TCD Manual) prepared by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA).
Part 9 Level crossings is intended to provide best practice guidance on the use of traffic control devices related to level crossings to both road and...
To advise of the compliance testing requirements for road safety hardware systems.
Note that this technical memorandum relates to the testing of new road safety hardware that is developed and significant variants of existing road safety hardware systems.
The Maintenance guidelines for local roads was included in the Planning Programming and Funding Manual (PPFM) during 2008/08 as the reference document guiding acceptable maintenance levels for local roads. While not included in subsequent versions of the PPFM it has continued to be used as an asset management guide. This 2012 version includes minor editorial changes to reflect current practices...
The Task Force reviewed significant costs to the sector and existing business practice....
Contextual and financial information for transport investment partners, on the NZTA's investment in the 20012-15 National Land Transport Programme (NLTP).
These guidelines for surfacing treatment selection have been written for asset managers, surfacing engineers and pavement designers. They aim to guide the reader in the engineering decision making and processes that need to occur in selecting a road surfacing treatment.
Introducing the Safe System approach to road safety for 'system designers'.
The guide has been developed to provide road controlling authorities, practitioners and policy makers with best practice advice to help identify, target and address key road safety issues on high-risk motorcycle routes.
It includes a range of countermeasures to assist road designers and engineers in developing appropriate best practice treatments to address road sections that are...
A suite of relationship proforma designed to enable NZTA’s Highways and Operations team to enter into relationships in a more transparent, structured and consistent manner.
NOTE: all Appendix are subject to intellectual copyright. Anyone wishing to utilise this document MUST contact NZTA at: SM033@nzta.govt.nz prior to its use.
This specification and guidance notes describe the required physical properties of dense graded asphaltic concrete for use in road pavements. Component physical characteristics are specified, as are the requirements of the asphaltic concrete mixture.
A pilot version of this specification (Draft M/10 2012) is available for review. Please contact
This specification and guidance notes cover the installation of edge marker posts, either for newly constructed or upgraded sites.
A set of specifications for the design and procurement of electronic warning signs (EWS), for the State Highway network where NZTA has an objective of encouraging safe driver behaviour.
Traffic notes provide traffic safety information and guidance which may apply to all types of roads. They are intended for people/organisations that control, design, build or manage roads in New Zealand.
This specification sets out the material requirements for five size grades of sealing chip for use on state highways and other heavily trafficked roadways.
Our Environmental and Social Responsibility Policy makes a commitment to protecting and enhancing the environment as well as avoiding adverse effects during the planning, construction, maintenance and operation of the state highway network.
To ensure this is achieved a robust, user friendly and transparent legal compliance system has been chosen for the management of NZTA's...
This State Highway portfolio procurement strategy documents the procurement practices the NZTA uses in procuring suppliers, and in the delivery of services and products to achieve best value for money. It incorporates a proactive, future-oriented approach to implementing delivery of projects on the State Highway network.
The Draft erosion and sediment control standard for state highway infrastructure (August 2010), associated guidance and background reports.
An assessment of the key road safety issues in the Western Bay of Plenty District - used for targeting actions to reduce casualties.
This procedure provides a simplified method for evaluating the costs and benefits of upgrading road infrastructure to accommodate high-productivity motor vehicles (HPMVs) on a specified route from source of freight to destination. The procedure is designed for bridge strengthening works plus upgrading works for pavements, surfacings and geometry.
These guidelines on funding and investment relate to the implementation of the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Amendment 2010 (the 2010 VDAM amendment)
Note: This guide is correct at the time of publication (May 2010). Some information may change over time and interested parties are encouraged to contact their NZTA regional office for the most up-to-date...