Tagged: roads

RA CEO joins Supply Circles podcast

Recently, RA CEO Michael Kilgariff joined James Scotland on an episode of the AI Group’s podcast Supply Circles, for a conversation around freight transport. The discussion touches on economics, the challenge of dealing with multiple jurisdictions, how we can understand …

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SICE extends presence in NZ

RA member SICE will further build its presence in New Zealand, having recently been awarded a contract by Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency. The agreement will see SICE provide its in-house Back-Office solution for Waka Kotahi, including the Toll …

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Investing in road worker safety saves lives and money

Last week, Austroads released an economic analysis for their national initiative to harmonise temporary traffic management practices. The analysis estimated that roadside worksite crashes cost $3.2 billion over a 10-year period. However, the cost is not solely economic. The study …

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World-first for road worker safety in Queensland

Hugely positive news from Queensland this week, as Minister for Transport and Main Roads Hon. Mark Bailey MP announces that speed camera technology will target speeding drivers in school zones and roadworks across Queensland in a world-first road safety initiative. …

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M12 construction kicks off

Construction work has begun on Sydney’s M12 motorway, with RA members central to delivering the $2 billion project. The new motorway will provide users with direct access to the Western Sydney International Airport now under construction, and connect that facility …

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Ventia acquires hydrogen vehicle for fleet

RA member Ventia built on its commitment to sustainability recently when it took delivery of a second-generation model Toyota Mirai (one of only 20 in Australia) for its Western Roads Upgrade project team in Victoria. The Mirai (which means ‘future’) …

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Key WA project recognised for excellence

The Armadale Access Alliance (AAA) comprising RA members Laing O’Rourke, Main Roads Western Australia and BG&E has been awarded with prizes in two categories at the Master Builders-Bankwest Excellence in Construction Awards. The Armadale Road to North Lake Road Bridge …

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WA announces safety improvements for road workers

The WA State Government has announced that automated traffic control devices will now be used on all highways, main roads and high volume, high speed local roads as part of measures aimed at protecting road workers. The measure is consistent …

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New framework for recycled materials

Austroads has this week published a new edition of Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4: Recycled Materials. The publication presents updated information on the use of waste material in roads and provides a high-level approach to determine the suitability of …

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