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Traffic control devices manual (TCD manual) – Part 09: Level crossings

Published: | Category: Signs & markings (permanent & temporary) , Manuals | Audiences: Rail participants, Road controlling authorities

Part 9 Level crossings, is part of a suite of guidelines within the Traffic control devices manual (TCD manual) prepared by the NZ Transport Agency. Part 9 Level crossings is intended to provide best practice guidance on the use of traffic control devices related to level crossings to both road and rail practitioners. In particular, it builds on the specifications for approved signs, markings and other traffic control devices approved or mandated for use in New Zealand as set down in the Traffic control devices specifications (TCD specifications). While the main intent of this document is to provide guidance on the use of traffic control devices, it also provides some guidance on operational policies affecting traffic movement across level crossings and activity (such as road works) on or adjacent to level crossings.

Adjuster

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

The Adjuster calculates contract price adjustments for cost fluctuation using the bitumen volume based method.

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.

Bridge descriptive system (BDS) descriptive guide part A

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

The Bridge descriptive system is used for maintaining up-to-date structural information for all structures on the state highway network that are sensitive to overweight vehicle loads, and is used by OPermit to assist with the evaluation of overweight permit applications for travel on the state highway network. The purpose of this guideline is to provide all users of the Bridge Descriptive System (BDS) details of how to operate the application. It also defines the role each party plays in ensuring the database is kept up to date. The information in this document is for the users listed below. Some of the topics in this document are for specific types of users only:

NZTA Users
Regional Bridge Consultants
Network Management Consultants
NZTA Information Systems Staff
BDS System Administrator

Vehicle inspection requirements manual (VIRM): In-service certification (WoF and CoF)

Published: | Category: Vehicle inspection requirements manual (VIRM) , Manuals | Audiences: Certifiers, Vehicle inspectors & inspecting organisations

This manual is written for vehicle inspectors and specifies the inspection processes and the requirements that vehicles must meet in order to pass a WoF or CoF. This VIRM can now be found on the NZ Transport Agency's Vehicle inspection portal.

NZ supplement to the 1999 Austroads pavement design guide

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

This version of the supplement is to be used for the design of pavement rehabilitation treatments. For new construction refer to the 2004 version. This document is superseded by the 2017 NZ guide to pavement evaluation and treatment design.  

Vehicle inspection requirements manual (VIRM): Light vehicle repair certification

Published: | Category: Vehicle inspection requirements manual (VIRM) , Manuals | Audience: Certifiers

This manual is written for repair certifiers giving them guidence and processes for certifing repaired vehicles. It can now be found on the NZ Transport Agency's Vehicle inspection portal.

NZ supplement to the 2004 Austroads pavement design guide

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

This version of the New Zealand supplement to 2004 Austroads pavement design guide is to be used for the design of new pavements. For rehabilitation refer to the 1999 version. This guide is now superseded by the 2017 NZ guide to pavement structural design.

Austroads guide to stabilisation in roadworks - AP-60/98: 1998 (cover note)

Published: | Category: Austroads guides , Manuals | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

A guideline to good practice for road stabilisation.

NZ Transport Agency guide to road tunnels

Published: | Category: Structures (bridges & culverts) , Manuals | Audience: Road controlling authorities

This NZ Transport Agency guide to road tunnels is a supplement to the Austroads Guide to road tunnels. It provides specific guidance regarding the design, operation and maintenance of road tunnels on state highways in New Zealand.