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Concrete Pathway/Cycleway Design & Construction

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Concrete pathways and cycleways are an important and integral consideration in the planning and design of subdivisions, roads, open spaces and other environments where people and active transport devices need to travel.  There are a variety of design aspects that must be considered to provide appropriate, long-lasting and economical concrete paths irrespective of location, size, cost or complexity.

IPWEA-QNT, in collaboration with Danley, we are pleased to offer a workshop on Concrete Pathway Design ‘based on relevant industry guidelines and standards.

The course will provide designers and practitioners with information to appropriately design, construct and maintain concrete pathways and cycleways, through the knowledge and guidance provided by experienced industry design professionals. 



The course reaffirms the materials, production, testing, placement and finishing of concrete and reinforcing required for good pathway design. Although concentrating on Pathway design applications, learning outcomes can be applied to most concrete design projects incorporating ground slabs subjected to light traffic conditions.

Who should attend?

The workshop is primarily aimed at, but not limited to:

  • civil engineers involved in pathway design

  • pathway design and safety consultants

  • engineers requiring specialist training or understanding of issues relating to concrete failures on concrete pathways and cycleways

  • state road authority staff who deal in pathway design, development, and construction

  • graduate engineers looking for specialist skills for career development

  • practitioners looking to refresh their understanding of pathway design and construction

  • engineers and designers contributing to aspects of subdivisions, road and other infrastructure design


Learning outcomes include:

  • Familiarising designers, civil engineers, and practitioners with best practice concrete pathway design.

  • Outlining application of appropriate concrete joint design and placement for the control random cracking.

  • Describing how ground surface and environmental conditions can influence  pathway design, pathway location, pathway elements and associated features.

  • Providing training focused on meeting local requirements with associated case studies.

Presented in pertnership with Danley




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