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Guide to assessing road-traffic noise using NZS 6806 for state highway asset improvement projects

Published: | Category: Noise & vibration , Planning, design, funding, building, maintenance of the transport network , Guidance for specialists | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

This guide describes the processes to be used on NZ Transport Agency asset improvement projects for assessing and, where required, determining appropriate mitigation for road-traffic noise. These processes are based on NZS 6806:2010. The guide also gives effect to the Transport Agency's state highway project development and delivery standards, in particular SM030 minimum standard Z/19 – Environmental and Social Responsibility Standard.

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: August 2016
  • Reference: SP/M/023
  • Version: 1.1
  • ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 978-0-478-44573-2
  • Contact:
  • Also known as: NZTA NZS 6806 Guide