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Category: Road traffic engineers & consultants

Wire Rope Safety Barrier (WRSB) Transitions

Published: Nov 2014
  • Also known as: TM-2013
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This technical memorandum provides advice on the recommended practice for the design and installation of transitions between wire rope safety barriers (WRSB) and semi-rigid and rigid barrier systems. The barrier configurations in the memo are generic. For specific details for proprietary barrier systems, contact the system supplier.

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Prequalified contractors

Published: 31 Oct 2014
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This document shows the NZTA list of prequalified contractors, their levels and categories.

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National register of consultants

Published: 07 Oct 2014
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This document contains information regarding consultants available for NZTA professional services tenders. The register may be filtered according to name of company, in which NZTA region(s) the company operates and which fields of expertise they offer.

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Research Report 557 Getting more from our roads: an evaluation of special vehicle lanes on urban arterials

Published: Oct 2014
  • Also known as: 557
  • ISBN: ISBN: 978-0-478-41982-5
  • Author: GHD Limited

With increasing demand for travel and limited opportunities for increasing capacity within urban areas there is increasing pressure to make more effective use of the capacity available. One approach is the introduction of special vehicle lanes where particular classes of traffic, typically buses and high occupancy vehicles are permitted to use the lane.

Vehicles eligible to use...

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Transport model development guidelines

Published: Oct 2014
  • Version: 1.0
  • ISBN: 978-0-478-41943-6 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This document provides guidance on thresholds required by transportation models to be fit for purpose. It applies to both calibration and validation of models.

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Noise Mitigation

Published: 16 Sep 2014
  • Also known as: NZTA P40
  • Reference: SP/SP40
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This specification covers the design, construction, documentation and post-construction review of state highway road-traffic noise mitigation. This specification applies to state highway asset improvement projects. This specification does not cover construction noise mitigation.

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Noise Mitigation

Published: 16 Sep 2014
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This specification covers the design, construction, documentation and post-construction review of state highway road-traffic noise mitigation. This specification applies to state highway asset improvement projects. This specification does not cover construction noise mitigation.

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Erosion and sediment control guidelines for state highway infrastructure

Published: Sep 2014
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-0-478-41973-3 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

The guidelines have been developed to assist roading practitioners with the selection and design of erosion and sediment control practices.

The guidelines demonstrate our commitment to lowering environmental impacts, social and environmental responsibility, and improving the contributions of state highways to the well-being of New Zealand.

The inspection forms are...

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NZTA Landscape Guidelines (Final Draft) September 2014

Published: Sep 2014
  • ISBN: ISSN 978-0-478-41938-2 (print) | ISSN 978-0-478-41937-5 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

The NZTA Landscape Guidelines (Final Draft) September 2014 replaces the NZTA Guidelines for Highway Landscaping 2006.

The guidelines recognise the important contribution landscape thinking, landscape planting, landscape design, implementation and management provides in the delivery of quality infrastructure.

The guideline outlines the key considerations and critical steps...

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Dense Graded and Stone Mastic Asphalt

Published: Sep 2014
  • Also known as: M10, M/10 | M10 Notes, M/10 Notes
  • Reference: SP/SM/010 | SP/NM/010
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

The M/10 Dense Graded and Stone Mastic Asphalt specification (version 5) and notes (version 3) cover dense graded and stone mastic asphalt for roads and related applications.

The areas covered by this specification include:

  • Asphalt materials
  • Asphalt mix design requirements
  • Process control in manufacture and placement...

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Annual Weigh-in-Motion (WiM) report

Published: 18 Jul 2014
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

Weigh-in-Motion (WiM) data has been collected at six locations on the State Highway Network. This report provides some information on the characteristic of the New Zealand heavy vehicle fleet, derived from data collected at these locations.

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State highway maintenance boundaries

Published: Jul 2014
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

These maps show the state highway network outcomes contract areas. Network outcomes contracts are being phased in from 2013 to 2016, please note the dates on the maps for when they are valid.

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State highway noise barrier design guide

Published: 17 Jun 2014
  • Reference: SP/M/023 Version: 1.0
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-0-478-36480-4 (Print) ISBN 978-0-478-36479-8 (Online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

Noise barriers are probably the most widely recognised form of noise mitigation used by the Transport Agency. Noise barriers need to be considered in the context of providing effective noise relief, while also addressing issues of appearance, urban design, site constraints, maintenance (including whole-of-life costs), safety, graffiti, cost and sustainability. This guide has been produced to...

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Road safety barrier: ground beam

Published: 30 Apr 2014
  • Also known as: TM2012
  • Reference: TM2012 Version: 1
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

To advise on the recommended practice for the design and installation of a ground beam for the support of semi-rigid road safety barrier systems.

NOTE: this design applies to public domain systems only. For equivalent details for proprietary barrier systems, contact the system supplier.

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State Highway procurement strategy

Published: Apr 2014
  • Also known as: Previous name State highway portfolio procurement strategy
  • Version: 2.1
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This State Highway procurement strategy documents the procurement practices the Transport Agency 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.

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Guide to assessing historic heritage effects for state highway projects (draft)

Published: Mar 2014
  • Version: 2.4
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-0-478-39436-8 (online); ISBN 978-0-478-39437-5 (print)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This draft guide describes the processes to be used on NZ Transport Agency projects for assessing historic heritage effects and determining appropriate mitigations.

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Bridge Condition Indicator Guide

Published: Mar 2014
  • Reference: TM-4008
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This technical memorandum summarises information from the County Surveyors Society (CSS) guides on bridge condition indicators. See NZTA S6 Bridges and other highway structures inspection policy for further information on bridge inspections.

See the Bridge and other structures inspection policy for additional...

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Safer journeys for rural schools

Published: 27 Feb 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-478-41921-4 and 978-0-478-41921-8
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

Safer journeys for rural schools is a practical guide to making the journey to and from a rural school safer. The guide provides a systematic way of assessing the immediate school environment, and journeys to and from school for road safety risk and a toolbox of countermeasures.

These guidelines are designed to help parents, school staff, boards of trustees and students to improve road...

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Research Report 546 Measuring the resilience of transport infrastructure

Published: Feb 2014
  • Reference: 546
  • ISBN: 78-0-478-41915-3
  • Author: JF Hughes and K Healy - AECOM New Zealand Ltd

Internationally there is a growing call to improve the resilience of our critical infrastructure. This is in response to a realisation that the services we take for granted may be robust in the face of predictable hazards/failures, but are in fact extremely fragile in the face of unanticipated shocks.

In the context of transport infrastructure, operators strive to ensure that transport...

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Protective coatings for steel bridges: A guide for bridge and maintenance engineers

Published: Feb 2014
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This document provides a summary of available information that can assist the bridge designer with the specification of a cost effective performance based corrosion protection system, taking into account future maintenance requirements, by using the net present value life cycle costing model. Guidance is also provided for the maintenance painting of existing steel bridges.

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