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2017 New Zealand guide to pavement evaluation and treatment design

Published: | Category: Pavement design , Manuals | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

The 2017 New Zealand guide to pavement evaluation and treatment design provides guidance for investigating, testing, designing and constructing pavement rehabilitation treatments in New Zealand. This guide replaces the Rehabilitation Design chapter, Chapter 10, of the New Zealand supplement to the document, Pavement design – a guide to the structural design of road pavements (Austroads 1992) by Transit New Zealand (Transit 2000). The New Zealand supplement to the document, Pavement design – a guide to the structural design of road pavements (Austroads 2004) by Transit (2007) did not contain any direct rehabilitation information. This guide should be read in conjunction with the Guide to pavement technology part 5: pavement evaluation and treatment design (Austroads 2011). It specifically addresses pavement issues which are unique to New Zealand conditions. It contains guidance on how New Zealand research can be incorporated into pavement design methods and reemphasises the precedent strain design methodology.

High-risk rural roads guide

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

The High-risk rural road guide was developed to assist road controlling authorities in targeting road safety improvements on the highest risk sections of New Zealand’s rural roads (those with a posted speed limit of 80km/h or more) by using best value for money initiatives and providing a nationally consistent application of proven countermeasures. The guide introduces a new way to identify high-risk road sections and, using the Safe System approach, provides best practice guidance on targeting and addressing key road safety issues on high-risk rural roads.

New Zealand guide to pavement structural design

Published: | Category: Pavement design , Manuals | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

This version of the New Zealand guide to pavement structural design is to be used for the design of new pavements. For rehabilitation refer to the New Zealand guide to pavement evaluation and treatment. This guide replaces the NZ supplement to the 2004 Austroads pavement design guide.  

Highway surface drainage: a design guide for highways with a positive collection

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

A design guide for highways with a positive collection system which was developed by the Roading Division of Ministry of Works. It is applicable to a wide range of highway drainage systems.

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.

Bridge inspection and maintenance manual

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

Guidelines for best practice bridge inspection and maintenance. It includes techniques, procedures and current technology and supersedes the previous (1991) edition.

Procurement procedure and guidelines for community focused activities

Published: | Category: Funding , Manuals | Audience: Local & regional government

Procurement procedure and guidelines for community focused activities contains the approved procedure for the procurement of goods and services required to deliver activities classified by NZTA as ‘community focused activities’.

Highway structures design guide

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

The Highway structures design guide sets out the NZ Transport Agency’s design requirements for all permanent highway structures on the state highway network. It also sets out the Transport Agency’s design requirements for earthworks, including natural slopes, embankments and cuttings. See also Bridge manual guide which is a companion document to the Highway structures design guide.

Bridge data system (BDS) structural guide

Published: | Category: Structures (bridges & culverts) , Manuals | Audience: General

The BDS was used for maintaining up-to-date structural information for all structures on the state highway network that are sensitive to overweight vehicle loads, and was used by OPermit to assist with the evaluation of overweight permit applications for travel on the state highway network. This guide has now been superseded by the OPermit bridge structural data guide.  

Learning systems for driving instructors

Published: | Category: Driver training & assessment , Manuals | Audiences: Course providers, Driving instructors

The purpose of this publication is to provide a recognised industry standard in the delivery of driving instruction in New Zealand by approved driving instructors and in house company trainers. It also provides a resource for NZ Qualification Authority approved driver educator qualifications and the NZ Transport Agency approved driving instructor (I endorsement) course.