Activity report

New, updated and withdrawn technical documents.

New technical documents

DateDocument referenceSummary
06.11.20Cyclist Safety at Light Rail Intersections

Aims to assist with the safe design and development of cycle facilities at light rail intersections and serves as a tool for designers and subject matter experts when considering safety at these locations

05.11.20IC-QA-G75 – Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Sets out the requirements for undertaking Geographic Information System (GIS) Work, including: data file formats; naming conventions; metadata requirements; requirements for Cartographic Products; topology rules; coordinate reference systems. It also sets out the requirements on quality management and processes for assuring the quality of GIS data deliverables. This Specification may be used in a construction contract, or other types of contracts during any stage of the asset lifecycle.

09.10.20TTD 2020/05 Signage Selection for Driver Reviver Facilities

Specifies the options and requirements for sign posting driver reviver facilities in NSW.

16.09.20TSI-TG-009 – Induction Loop Use in CRCP – Reinforcing Steel Replaced by GRGP

Provide guidance on the requirements for preformed induction loop vehicle detectors on continuously reinforced concrete pavements (CRCP) with diamond grinding or thin asphalt layer as wearing surface.

25.08.20TTD 2020/04 – Installation of Audio Tactile Linemarking

Specifies the installation requirements for audio-tactile linemarking on NSW State Roads. Additionally it supersedes in full TETD2019/01, and Section 5.2.6 of the Delineation guide Part 5 V1.6.

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Updated technical documents

DateDocument referenceAmendment
06.11.20IC-QA-B284 – Installation of Bridge BearingsEd 3 Rev 2: Concrete substrate surface preparation clarified. Contents rearranged. Requirements of mortar pad thickness amended.
06.11.20IC-DC-B284 – Installation of Bridge BearingsEd 2 Rev 2: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification B284 Ed 3 Rev 2.
05.11.20IC-QA-R053 – Concrete for General WorksEd 3 Rev 4: Reference to AS 1478.2 deleted. Referenced documents updated.n
05.11.20IC-QA-R82 Lean-Mix Concrete SubbaseEd 4 Rev 3: Reference to AS 1478.2 deleted. Annex M Referenced documents updated. Ed 4 Rev 2: Minor editorial changes to improve clarity.
05.11.20IC-DC-R81 – No Fines Concrete SubbaseEd 2 Rev 1: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R81 Ed 2/Rev 1.
05.11.20IC-DC-R82 – Lean-Mix Concrete SubbaseEd 2 Rev 3: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R82 Ed 4/Rev 3.
05.11.20IC-DC-R053 – Concrete for General WorksEd 2 Rev 4: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R53 Ed 3/Rev 4.
04.11.20IC-QA-R81 – No Fines Concrete SubbaseED 2 Rev 1: Reference to AS 1478.2 deleted. Referenced documents updated. Ed 2 Rev 0: Global changes, clauses rearranged and requred to improve clarity.
04.11.20IC-QA-R064 – Soil NailingEd 1 Rev 7: "AS 1478" changed to "AS 1478.1". Referenced documents updated.
04.11.20IC-DC-R064 – Soil NailingEd 1 Rev 5: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R64 Ed 1/Rev 7.
19.10.20T153 – The half-life and expansion ratio of foamed bitumenIssue 3: Template updated. Test method is revised to follow AGPT/T301 with some exceptions.
19.10.20T199 – Deflection testing of road formationIssue 4: Template updated. Amendments to clauses as follows: Clause 1 - Context provided for this test method. Clauses 3-5 - Equipment, preparation, procedure clauses expanded. Clause 5 - Test pattern clarified, random pattern option removed. Clause 7 - Equations numbers added. Clause 9 - New section added for References. Appendix A - Grid pattern clarified.
19.10.20IC-QA-C017 – Major Roadworks and BridgeworksEd 2 Rev 63: Ed/Rev numbers against specifications updated. Pay Items for specification R81 updated.
08.10.20Register of Granular MaterialsVersion 1.2: Flexible Pavements register
07.10.20IC-QA-R54 – General Concrete PavingEd 3 Rev 2: Statement added that kerb and channel, including kerb ramp, is covered in spec R15.
01.10.30Supplement to Australian Standard
AS 1742.13-2009, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control
Devices – Part 13: Local area traffic management
Version 3.1: Update supplement into new template. Update s2.4.2, s2.4.3, Fig.3.2, Fig. 3.3 & s.4.3.6 to include hump pedestrian barriers, hump drainage provision, advisory
speed provisions.
30.09.20IC-QA-TS201 – Approval of ITS Field EquipmentEd 3 Rev 0: References to RMS changed to TfNSW. Approval Authority changed to Director Intelligent Transport Systems or delegate, following title changes..
30.09.20IC-QA-TS202 – Approval of ITS Solutions for ProjectsEd 3 Rev 0: References to RMS changed to TfNSW. 
29.09.20IC-QA-TS200 – Register of ITS Field EquipmentEd 3 Rev 0: Update to reflect change from Roads and Maritime services (RMS) to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) Updates to Annex A and B.
28.09.20IC-DC-B345 – Bridge Nameplates and Number PlatesEd 2 Rev 0: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification B345 Ed 4/Rev 0.
25.09.20IC-QA-B345 – Bridge Nameplates and Number PlatesEd 4 Rev 0: Clauses rearranged and reworded to improve clarity. Spec title changed. Guide Notes amended. List of Standard Bridge Drawings deleted. Link to Standard Bridge Drawings updated.
14.09.20Traffic control at work sites Technical ManualIssue 6: Issue 6.0 of TCAWS provides the requirements for all temporary traffic control on NSW State Roads in line with recent industry and national practice updates. TCAWS Issue 6.0 aims to improve the safety of road workers and road users as they interact with roadwork sites in NSW.
10.09.20IC-QA-R116 – Heavy Duty Dense Grade AsphaltEd 9 Rev 1: Table L.2 – Frequency of testing stated clarified to be for total filler used in asphalt production.
10.09.20IC-QA-R117 – Light Duty Dense Graded AsphaltEd 1 Rev 5: Table L.3 – Frequency of testing stated clarified to be for total filler used in asphalt production.
10.09.20IC-QA-R118 – Crumb Rubber AsphaltEd 1 Rev 4: Table L.3 – Frequency of testing stated clarified to be for total filler used in asphalt production.
10.09.20IC-QA-R119 – Open Grade AsphaltEd 1 Rev 5: Table L.3 – Frequency of testing stated clarified to be for total filler used in asphalt production.
10.09.20IC-QA-R121 – Stone Mastic AsphaltEd 3 Rev 4: Table L.3 – Frequency of testing stated clarified to be for total filler used in asphalt production.
10.09.20IC-QA-R123 – Thin Open Graded Asphalt SurfacingEd 2 Rev 2: Clause L2 – Frequency of testing stated clarified to be for filler used in asphalt production.
10.09.20IC-QA-R126 – High Modulus Asphalt (EME2)Ed 1 Rev 3: Table L.2 – Frequency of testing stated clarified to be for total filler used in asphalt production.
10.09.20IC-DC-R116 – Heavy Duty Dense Graded AsphaltEd 2 Rev 1: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R116 Ed 9/Rev 1.
10.09.20IC-DC-R117 – Light duty dense graded asphaltEd 1 Rev 4: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R117 Ed 1/Rev 5.
10.09.20IC-DC-R118 – Crumb Rubber AsphaltEd 1 Rev 4: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R118 Ed 1/Rev 4.
10.09.20IC-DC-R119 – Open Graded AsphaltEd 1 Rev 3: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R119 Ed 1/Rev 5.
10.09.20IC-DC-R121 – Stone Mastic AsphaltEd 2 Rev 4: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R121 Ed 3/Rev 4.
10.09.20IC-DC-R126 – High modulus asphalt (EME2)Ed 1 Rev 3: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R126 Ed 1/Rev 3.
02.09.20IC-QA-B344 – Sprayed bituminous waterproofing membranesEd 2 Rev 7: Reference spec for primer corrected to 3265. Referenced documents updated.
02.09.20IC-DC-3211 – Cementitious materials, binders and fillersEd 2 Rev 0:Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification 3211 Ed 5/Rev 0.
31.08.20IC-QA-3211 – Cementitious Materials, Binders and FillersEd 5 Rev 0: Title changed. Clauses rearranged and reworded to improve clarity. Difference between cements, cementitious materials, and supplementary cementitious materials clarified. Definitions updated.
25.08.20IC-QA-R53 – Concrete for General WorksEd 3 Rev 3: Term "kerb and gutter" changed to "kerb and channel" to accord with spec R15. Requirement to comply with 3211 Annex E for tied slipformed K&C deleted.

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Withdrawn technical documents

DateDocument referenceLatest Reference
Nov 2020TETD 2019/04 - Use of Temporary Portable Rumble Strips in single lane operation Traffic control at worksites manual (TCAWS)
Nov 2020TETD 2019/03 - Use of Portable Boom BarriersTraffic control at worksites manual (TCAWS)
Nov 2020TETD 2019/02 - Use of Type 1 (Manual) Portable Traffic Signal SystemsTraffic control at worksites manual (TCAWS)
Nov 2020TDT 2009/07 - Police Speed Enforcement or Presence on RTA Work SitesTraffic control at worksites manual (TCAWS)

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