Latest edition of Guide to Pavement Technology Part 8 emphasises construction safety and new plant

06 November 2019

Austroads has published a new edition of Guide to Pavement Technology Part 8: Pavement Construction providing practitioners with up-to-date practices and the latest research to improve their pavement construction planning and delivery.

“Part 8 was last updated in 2009. In the last two decades, construction practices have improved for all pavement types,” said George Vorobieff, General Manager, Head to Head International Pty Ltd and Part 8 author. “More emphasis on construction safety by road agencies and industry means new plant has been developed, such as the forward moving aggregate spreader for sprayed sealing.”

The new edition continues to focus on new construction and where applicable, acknowledges local practices.

Changes to the Guide include:

The Guide will be helpful to everyone involved in road construction, including industry, state and territory transport agencies, local government and students.

Guide link: Guide to Pavement Technology Part 8: Pavement Construction,




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