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Rural Road Surfacings - Unsealed Workshop (Online)

This workshop, by live webinar is presented in two half day packages of two sessions each and focuses on unsealed roads in rural environments, for project/asset managers of roads, senior supervisors, engineers and engineering technologists, working for federal, state, or local authorities, consultants and contractors.

Description

Delivered via Zoom

This workshop, by live webinar is presented in two half day packages of two sessions each and focuses on unsealed roads in rural environments, for project/asset managers of roads, senior supervisors, engineers and engineering technologists, working for federal, state, or local authorities, consultants and contractors.

The primary purpose of the workshop is to assist in the efficient management of unsealed road pavements. As well as addressing the fundamentals, advice is provided on design issues, improving material properties, construction and operational aspects. 

Sessions and Topics

Please Note: Times shown are based on Melbourne/Sydney times.

Part A - Day 1

Session 1 -  11.00am - 12.45pm
Session 2 -   1.15pm - 3.00pm 

  • Unsealed Road – Introduction
  • Road Structures & Geometry Performance Attributes
  • Pavement Materials & Subgrades
  • Improving Local Materials – Insitu Stabilisation
  • Construction & Environment

Part B - Day 2

Session 3 -  11.00am - 12.45pm
Session 4 -   1.15pm - 2.50pm 

  • Tutorial 1 – Gradings & Blending Pit Materials
  • Pavement Construction
  • Drainage & Environment
  • Pavement Design Principles
  • Tutorial 2 – Using the Low Volume Road CBR Design Chart and Estimating Traffic
  • Pavement Maintenance & Defect Identification

Workshop - Optional

3.00pm - 4.00pm

  • Design Exercises and live Q&A session

Primary Presenter

Paul Robinson, Highway Maintenance Specialist, WSP Australia - VIC

Paul has a Master’s Degree in International Highway Engineering and an international career in road pavements technology, maintenance management, highway network planning, design, sealed and unsealed pavements and road construction, maintenance and training.  As a Principal Research and Consulting Engineer with ARRB, he undertook research, developed Austroads guidelines and presented training in Unsealed Roads Maintenance, Pavement Rehabilitation, Pavement Condition Management, Road Maintenance Management and Project Delivery. He was a contributory author to the ARRB Sealed and Unsealed Roads Manuals.  He also has international experience in road engineering and network maintenance management, notably in developing countries of the Asia Pacific region. 

 Who should attend?

  • State road agency and local government engineers and managers with responsibilities in the provision, approval, design, construction or maintenance of concrete roads & pavements. This to also include project managers and senior supervisors.
  • Consulting engineers with involvement in road and/or pavement projects.
  • Road & Pavement construction contractors, engineers, project managers and supervisors.
  • Local Government engineers, project managers and senior supervisors.
  • Technical operatives and Engineering graduates and “cadets” looking for specialist knowledge for career development.

Due to its practical nature, numbers are limited for this course so it is advisable that you register quickly to avoid missing out on its unique and targeted content.

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