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Leichhardt Council Reconstructs Balmain Road With Reinforced Concrete (Apr 1979)

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Balmain Road is one of the oldest roads in the Municipality of Leichhardt, about 5 km west of the Central Business District of Sydney. The road provides an important link between Parramatta Road and Victoria Road which are two major arterials. This year, the road was scheduled for reconstruction. After...

Salamanca Place Hobart Restored With Interlocking Paving (Dec 1980)

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Salamanca Place Hobart is a unique historic area dating from the 1830s, its Georgian sandstone buildings flanking a 24-metre-wide roadway built over an old wharf area originally used by the whaling fleet and shipping lines. A row of plane trees now totally define the road beyond which are the Marine...

South Australias New Concrete Median Barrier (Mar 1981)

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Safety on the public road is a matter of concern to the whole community. Fast moving opposing streams of traffic are often separated only by air and paint and the potential for collisions is high. Many campaigns are conducted to improve driver education and performance; regulations require an increasing number...

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,...

Rehabilitation Of Forestry Roads By Cement Stabilisation (Jul 1986)

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In recent years there has been increasing usage of cement-stabilisation techniques to rehabilitate or re- cycle existing granular road pavements, providing a major service-lite extension for them at a cost much lower than that of reconstruction. This technique has now been successfully extended to include forestry roads. Following a successful...

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...

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 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...

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

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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...

Recycling Flood-Damaged Roads By Cement Stabilisation (Jul 1990)

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During 1990 large inland areas of Queensland and New South Wales were devastated by severe floods. Considerable media attention was devoted to the effect of these floods on people and their property. Evacuation, flood-relief oDerations and subseauent rehabilitation of towns damaged by the floods were widely reported. One element of...

Permanent Cycleways (Aug 1994)

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Over the last twenty years municipal planners have gradually accepted the need to plan and implement cycleways for commuter and recreational use. This year saw the release of the new edition of Guide /o Traffic Engineering Practice. Bicycles by AUSTROADS. This technical publication was written with the cooperation of all...

Overview Of Xxth World Road Congress (Dec 1995)

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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...