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Highways and Network Operations management system manual

Published: | Category: State highway operations , Manuals | Audience: General

The Highways and Network Operations (HNO) management system manual is a high-level manual that provides focus to and links our various procedures and processes into the system to deliver a quality service. The manual is underpinned by the various technical manuals and procedures that set quality standards and guidelines.

Quality standard TQS1

Published: | Category: Quality assurance , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

Transit has adopted a two level concept where contracts involving road construction, road maintenance, and structures activities are assigned a quality assurance level High (TQS1) or Normal (TQS2). The standard were originally issued in 1995. It has been updated and re-issued as Second Edition: June 2005. The minimum quality system requirements for state highway physical works contracts assessed at the high quality assurance level. It requires third party certification by an approved certification body.

Traffic control devices manual (TCD Manual) - Part 10: Motorways and expressways

Published: | Category: Signs & markings (permanent & temporary) , Manuals | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

The policy and location requirements for traffic signs and markings applicable to motorways and expressways. Use in conjunction with MOTSAM Parts 1 and 2 and the Traffic Control Devices Specification and Manual. The requirements of this policy are mandatory on state highways and recommended on other road controlling authority roads to ensure national consistency.

Chipsealing in New Zealand

Published: | Category: Pavement design , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

Chipsealing in New Zealand is a distillation of information from at least 80 years experience in New Zealand, compiled by chipsealing experts from throughout New Zealand. Many years of experience based on research and backed up by references have contributed to this book. In New Zealand extremes of climate and landscape impose many constraints on road surface performance and present challenges to be overcome. Chipsealing techniques differ from the north to the south of New Zealand and there is therefore no 'correct' or only way for a chipsealing operation to be carried out. Experience and research are presented in this book so the reader can make their own informed decisions when using chipsealing technology. This book is intended for those studying road engineering at polytechnic or university level and for those already in the chipsealing industry who want to broaden their knowledge, or those from another line of engineering to...

Seismic screening of bridges

Published: | Category: Structures (bridges & culverts) , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

This manual sets out the required screening procedure to be used for the initial stage, which identifies and ranks those bridges that are considered by the screening consultant to justify subsequent detailed assessment of their earthquake resistance.

High-risk intersections guide

Published: | Category: Manuals , Safety management systems | Audience: Road controlling authorities

The government’s road safety strategy Safer Journeys highlights a need for improved safety on our high-risk intersections. The latest action plan sets out to use the High-risk intersections guide to identify and target the 100 highest risk intersections to address by 2020. A programme will be developed to improve at least 20 intersections in the course of this plan.

Stormwater management

Published: | Category: Environment & resource planning , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

The stormwater treatment standard for state highway infrastructure (May 2010) and background reports.

Location referencing management system (LRMS) manual

Published: | Category: Asset management , Manuals | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

NZ Transport Agency uses a linear referencing system for its state highway network. The LRMS manual: SM051 provides a one-stop shop for location referencing, includes management processes to provide quality assurance and cross-references the relevant proforma and maintenance specifications.

State highway asset management manual

Published: | Category: Asset management , Manuals | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

An outline of best practice procedures to be followed in providing state highway asset management services. Chapter 1 covers pavement management practices, including both day to day and long term asset management control and planning, which are particularly relevant to the development of annual plans and forward work maintenance programmes. Chapter 2 covers the principles and practices that should be employed in managing safety programmes.