Councils are using plastic bags and soft plastic packaging as a sustainable alternative to virgin polymers for bitumen binder to construct longer lasting roads.
The project will deliver upgrades to 6.5 kilometres of the Arnhem Highway at the flood plains in the Northern Territory in a bid to improve the road’s flood immunity and safety.
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 Federal Government has committed $100 million to duplicate the Linkfield Road Overpass to reduce congestion and improve safety at one of Brisbane’s traffic bottlenecks.
Roads & Infrastructure Magazine speaks with resilience expert Rebecca Miller, who has been awarded a top sustainability leadership award for her development of a resilience rating tool.