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  • Also known as: 566
  • ISBN: ISBN:978-0-478-44505-3
  • Author: Anthony Byett, Consulting Economist, Taupo | James Laird, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds | Adolf Stroombergen, Infometrics Consulting Ltd, Wellington | Stephen Trodd, MWH New Zealand Ltd, Wanganui

Current transport appraisal methods, with their focus on the economic welfare benefits and costs of transport investment, are well grounded in theory and widely used, including by the NZ Transport Agency when it comes to prioritising transport interventions in New Zealand.

However these methods do not provide estimates of extra gross domestic product and extra jobs, nor the...

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Category: Road traffic engineers & consultants

Research Report 564 Effects of water on chipseal and basecourse on high-volume roads

Published: Mar 2015
  • Also known as: 564
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-0-478- 41997-9 (electronic) | ISSN 1173-3764 (electronic)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency, Opus International Consultants Ltd, Auckland University

The objectives of this study were to investigate the relationship between permeability of chipseals, waterfilm thickness, basecourse moisture sensitivity, heavy traffic volumes, and premature pavement failure following construction through the use of accelerated pavement testing at CAPTIF.

The research has produced some surprising results in that the traditional M/4...

  • Also known as: 567
  • ISBN: ISBN:978-0-478-44507-7
  • Author: TDG | Thresher Associates

Roads have a link function based on movement, and a place function based on being a destination in their own right. The transport industry has effective and reliable measures of link function, but place function has an unclear definition and no reliable or consistent means of assessment.

This research involved the identification of potential indicators to measure the place...

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National register of consultants

Published: 13 Feb 2015
  • 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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Bridges and other significant highway structures inspection policy

Published: Feb 2015
  • Also known as: S/6
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This policy document sets out the requirements for the inspection of bridges and other significant highway structures on the state highway network.

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Prequalified contractors

Published: 31 Jan 2015
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

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

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State Highway traffic volumes monthly reports 2008-2015

Published: 2015
  • Also known as: Traffic Volumes Monthly Reports or State Highway Traffic Growth
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

Traffic monitoring information is fundamental for the management of the state highway network. The measure of the traffic demand, imposed on the network, enables the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) to make well founded decisions across its business.

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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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TL-4 Transition Detail

Published: Nov 2014
  • Also known as: Road safety barriers series 5
  • Reference: RSB-5
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This standard drawing shows details of the accepted W-Beam to Rigid Barrier Transition for use on state highways.

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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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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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Category: Road traffic engineers & consultants

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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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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Category: Road traffic engineers & consultants

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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Category: Road traffic engineers & consultants

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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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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Category: Road traffic engineers & consultants

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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