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Noise mitigation

Published: | Category: Noise , Environment , Specifications | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

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.

Standard specification for highway landscape treatments

Published: | Category: Landscape , Environment , Specifications | Audience: Roading contractors

This standard specification for highway landscape treatments sets out the minimum standards for all highway landscape projects. The baseline landscape specification sets the required performance standards, quality and workmanship for highway landscape treatments which are generally part of all highway projects.

#21-04 Minimum standard Z19: Environmental and social responsibility – interim update 2021

Published: | Category: Environment , Technical advice note | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

This note is to advise that the Minimum standard Z19: Environmental and social responsibility standard (ESR standard) has been updated and is available for use on the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency website.   The new standard applies from the date of this notice but will not be applied retrospectively to any works currently underway.

Resource Efficiency Policy for Infrastructure Delivery & Maintenance

Published: | Category: Environment , Specifications | Audience: General

This specification outlines the requirements for implementation of the Resource Efficiency Policy for Infrastructure Delivery & Maintenance during the design and delivery of Waka Kotahi infrastructure improvement projects. See also:

Our research efficiency strategy and policy

Resource efficiency tools, standards and specifications