Councils are using plastic bags and soft plastic packaging as a sustainable alternative to virgin polymers for bitumen binder to construct longer lasting roads.
How Concrete Pavement Recycling is another successful infrastructure sustainability and enhanced productivity initiative coming from the Australian flexible pavement industry via international technology transfer.
The National Asset Centre of Excellence has been successfully renewed for the 2019-2024 period under a new agreement between the Australian Road Research Board and Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads.
A new guide from the Australian Road Research Board is providing insights into the selection and application of high friction surface treatments – compounds designed to improve road skid resistance.
The guidelines are aimed at assisting local councils and road asset managers in properly using the treatments, which are compounds designed to make roads more skid resistant.