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ASCP Forum (Online) – Tunnels Pavements, Concrete Supply, Procurement – Tuesday 12 April 2022

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Tunnels allow rapid and unobstructed transport facilities in big congested cities. Think the recent NorthConnex! Whilst considered an expensive solution, tunnels provide a protected system for the pavement, thus tunnels reduce the maintenance cost of the system, but there are wider considerations in the design, detailing, materials selection and construction...

Three Local-Government Slipform Paving Projects (Dec 1984)

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Until recently; the most common method of concrete pavement construction in Local-Government areas utilised steel or timber sideforms, and manually hauled vibrating screeds. This method continues to be ideal for many projects. Slipform road construction was introduced to Australia in 1979, but until 1983 its use was limited to major...

150 Km Of Concrete Pavement On Three Major Roads (Dec 1985)

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SinceJ982, activities under the Australian Bicentennial Road Development Program (ABRD), in conjunction with works under other Commonwealth and Stale funding arrangements have become highly visible in up- grading the Australian road system to a high standard. In New South Wales and elsewhere concrete roads in varying configurations up to six-lane,...

Melbournes New Concrete Road (Dec 1976)

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Construction of a major concrete road is nearing completion at South Melbourne, for the Country Roads Board, Victoria. The total area of pavement is nearly 70,000 square metres, equivalent to 19 lane Kilometer of roadway. The road forms the southern and northern approaches to the new bridge over the Yarra...

King William Road Adelaide Australias Longest Interlocking Concrete Road Pavement (Dec 1986)

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King William Road is 2.2 km long, commences about 2 km to the south of Adelaide's central business district and passes through the suburbs of Unley, Wayville, Goodwood, Hyde Park and Unley Park. The northern third passes through a mixed commercial / residential area, the central third through a shopping...

Grand Avenue Camellia – Parramatta Citys Latest Concrete Road (March 1977)

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We favour the finish-and-forget concrete pavement where it can be economically justified , said Parramatta Council‘s Chief Engineer, Mr. Fred Smale. Parramatta Council has now been using concrete pavements long enough to know that, in the long term, they save money. Not onIy does Council save on maintenance, but road...

Melbournes Concrete Tram Track Structures (Jun 1987)

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The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Victoria (MTA) operates a fleet of about 685 electric passenger tramcars, over a street network of some 220 km of single track in Melbourne. The MTA also operates about 290 diesel buses, over a network of about 270street-km. Together, the two systems make more than...

Concrete Accessways In Nsw Housing Commision Residential Developments (June 1977)

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The Housing Commission of New South Wales has developed engineering designs and standards for urban subdivision over a period of more than 30 years. The Commission has developed practical and economical road designs as a result of this experience. The larger-scale subdivisions include several types of roads, ranging from quite...

Concrete Roundabout Pavements (Nov 1987)

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Roundabouts are being constructed to provide improved traffic facilities at a variety of intersections ranging from local collector/distributor roads to arterial roads and highways. They increase overall community amenity by reducing traffic speeds and accidents — by limiting the number of conflict points the potential for collisions is reduced and...

Coloured Concrete Road For Rural Setting (Oct 1977)

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When the owners of properties fronting Roma Parade in the Shire of Sherbrooke, Victoria requested construction of their private road, it posed real problems for the Shire’s designers. Roma Parade is very steep havi ng a 67 metre fall in level over its 248 metres length. Their final design included...

Bell-Bankasia Link Road Melbourne (Oct 1992)

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A major reduction in traffic congestion has been achieved in the Melbourne suburb of Heidelberg (11 km north-east of the CBD) with the recent opening of the Bell—Banksia link road. The $40m Federally- funded project reduces heavy through traffic on several local roads and will reduce road transport costs for...

Concrete Safety Barriers (Dec 1977)

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Throughout Australia, concrete safety barriers are being used to improve the safety of existing roads and to provide a built-in safety feature in new roadways. When used as med ian barriers, their most common ro ]e, they minimise the risk of head-on collisions, the type of accident which accounts for...