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...

Brisbane City Council Process Approach To Insitu Cement Stabilisation As A Rehabilitation Method For Failed Pavements (Aug 1990)


The Brisbane City Council is responsible for maintaining approximately 5000 km of road. A Pavement Management System was developed in 1977 to formulate policy on the effective funding for the maintenance and rehabilitation of road pavements. Through this system all streets are visually assessed and classified with regard to surface...

Performance Of Concrete Pavements On Major Nsw Roads (Nov 1990)


In recent years there has been a significant increase in the construction of concrete (rigid) pavements in NSW on both major highways and urban, municipal networks. Concrete roads have been constructed in configurations varying from two—lane carriageways to six-lane, dual-carriageway formations. Three major, heavily trafficked roads on which concrete pavements...

Princess Highway Sydney A 40-Year Performance Review (Jul 1992)


As part of the planning and design of a road pavement it is allocated a ’design-life’. This is the period over which traffic loads are estimated for use in structural design. Usually expressed in years the typical range of design lives is 20—40 years. Concrete road pavements are frequently designed...

Bell-Bankasia Link Road Melbourne (Oct 1992)


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...

Victoria Parade Melbourne Three Decades Of Outstanding Performance (Sep 1993)


The concrete Pavement in Victoria Parade is on the eastbound carriageway between Brunswick and Hoddle Streets in Collingwood, a distance of about 1.25 km. Within the overall alignment of this section of Victoria Parade there is a central reserve containing a tramway, while the westbound carriageway has a flexible pavement...

Precast Culverts And Headwalls Provide Dramatic Savings (Feb 1994)


Precast drainage structures play an important role in road d infrastructure renewal and augmentation where minimising the interruption to traffic flow during works is vital. In some rural areas there is not always ready access to skilled concrete workers while restricted site access and speed of construction are major challenges....

Overview Of European Concrete Roads Study Mission (Nov 1994)


During the first two weeks of October, in excellent weather, a group of six engineers from four Australian States participated in the C&CAA-arranged study mission to Europe. The mission was established to study the topics of: • concrete tollway operations. • road widening/overlays. • quality systems as applied to construction...

Street Furniture (Mar 1995)


The AMCORD URBAN strategy of the 1990s highlights the need to offer greater and more cost-effective choice of urban housing of quality. Along with this need, the study recognised the relevance of infrastructure in terms of physical and social elements.

Melbournes New Concrete Road (Dec 1976)


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...

Overview Of Xxth World Road Congress (Dec 1995)


About 2700 delegates attended the five-day Congress which consisted of plenary sessions, committee reports and technical tours. The Association’s national infra— structure engineer attended the Congress to assess the relevance of new road technology for Australia. The Congress was organised by PIARC (a more detailed explanation of PIARC can be...

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


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...