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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 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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National register of consultants

Published: 28 May 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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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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Prequalified contractors

Published: Apr 2014
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

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

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

Published: Feb 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-478-41922-1 (online)
  • 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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State Highway traffic volumes monthly reports 2008-2014

Published: 2014
  • 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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Guide to state highway road surface noise

Published: Jan 2014
  • Reference: SP/M/023 Version: 1.0
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-0-478-39452-8 (print) ISBN 978-0-478-39453-5 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

The type and condition of a road surface can have a significant effect on the noise levels experienced by residents adjacent to state highways. This guide has been produced to inform roading practitioners, contractors and the public about how road surfaces affect noise levels and what low-noise road surfaces are available in different situations. Information is also provided on maintenance issues...

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Curved W-beam guardrail terminal

Published: Jan 2014
  • Also known as: TM2008 road safety hardware series
  • Reference: TM2008
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

To advise on the recommended practice for the design and installation of a curved W-Beam guardrail terminal for radii between 5m and 15m. This design has been developed from crash tested systems and are acceptable for new installations, as well as for improving safety at existing sites. These designs are most appropriate for use on low volume highways.

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Guide for the interpretation of coded crash reports from the crash analysis system (CAS)

Published: Jan 2014
  • Also known as: Interpretation of coded crash listing
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

Used by engineers and other people involved in crash reduction studies and safety audits to interpret crash movement and codes and environment codes.

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Bridge and other highway structures inspection policy

Published: 2014
  • Also known as: S/6
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

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

See the Bridge condition indicator guide for additional information.

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Research Report 543 Pavement design for specialist surfacings

Published: Jan 2014
  • Reference: 543
  • ISBN: 978-0-478-41905-4
  • Author: G Arnold, A Stubbs and J Vercoe - Road Science

Leutner shear tests to measure bond strength and flexural beam tests to measure flexibility were conducted on specialist surfacing resins used in New Zealand for coloured and high-friction surfacings. The flexural beam tests found the specialist surfacing resins, except for one, to be very flexible at 5 and 20 degree test temperatures. This flexibility showed that the specialist surfacing resins...

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TL-4 Transition Detail

Published: Dec 2013
  • 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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Prequalification application pack

Published: Oct 2013
  • Also known as: Prequalification for Physical Works Application Pack - Issue 1
  • Version: 9
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This document provides all the necessary information for contractors wishing to know about the Prequalification system and also to register under NZTA's Prequalification system to participate in tenders for Physical Works contracts.

The document takes contractors through the prequalification application process highlighting the documents that would be necessary for them to...

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