IPWEAQ

Enhancing the quality of life for all Queensland communities

Unsealed roads remain a significant part of our road network. This two-day workshop will provide an understanding of the latest practices in the management of unsealed roads. The program will address practical applications such as field testing and site inspections. The workshop will encourage group participation and included sharing experiences, field laboratory, site testing and inspection of various unsealed road sites.

Attendees of this popular workshop will be gain invaluable skills and knowledge through the formal and practical learning opportunity provided by industry experts and the experience of other participants.

There are a number of key stakeholders who influence the outcomes throughout the design & construction process. This course is primarily aimed at, but not limited to:

Federal, State and Local Government
Road Managers
Engineers
Supervisors
Field Staff
Consultants
Engineers
Supervisors
Contractors
Contract Managers
Road Engineers
Field Staff
Resource Groups (Forestry, Mining, Gas)
Managers
Engineers
Field Staff

Key learning outcomes cover both the basics and latest developments in:

  • Asset management activities,   identifying network pinch points, intervention
    levels for unsealed roads, when to seal?
  • Appropriate material selection, adapting local materials and pavement design            for unsealed roads
  • Road design for improved road safety, better drainage, & reduced
    maintenance costs
  • Maintenance practice, including causes and cures, unsealed shoulder on                     sealed roads
  • Environmental considerations including dust, water (sedimentation  &                        erosion), protection (flora & fauna).

Day 1:

Course overview - the BIG picture
Knowing your network
   Network, road class and pavement type
   Geometry (cross-section & alignment)
 Drainage
Climate, traffic, and wear & tear
Condition, service & maintenance

Day 2:

Road making materials & Road Base Test Kit (RBTK)
Specification & (mix) design of road making materials
Option: Soil stabilisation and dust reduction
Option: Sealing a gravel road
Conclusion
Locations/Register
Dates
TBC
TBC
 Member Cost
 Non Member Cost
 $1800
 $2100
 CPD Hours
 
 Technical
 16

Lectures 
Case studies 
Group Discussions 
In-class activities and exercises

This program will reference the ARRB Best Practice Guide for Unsealed Roads.

Participants can download the guide from the ARRB website.

www.arrb.com.au

Contact

Tammi Petre
Professional Development Manager