Activity report

New, updated and withdrawn technical documents.

New technical documents

DateDocument referenceSummary
26.06.20TTD 2020/03 - Shared environment intersection treatment 

Shared environment intersection treatments have been developed as a way of improving amenity for pedestrians and bicycle riders where bi-directional bicycle paths cross low volume side streets. The TD illustrates key concepts and formalises TfNSW in-principle endorsement of the treatment.

15.06.20TTD 2020/02 - Bus Lane Delineation 

Specifies the sign posting and line marking requirements of Bus Lanes in NSW. It takes precedence over AS 1742.12, and supersedes in part, the Transport Delineation guide. The technical direction does not provide guidance on Bus Only Lanes.

12.05.20SV-G-07 – Survey Control Requirements

This guide provides assistance with understanding of the standard conventions relating to geodetic control surveys for Transport for NSW projects.

04.05.20Geospatial Datum Modernisation Policy

The Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 (GDA2020) has superseded the GDA94 datum as the static national datum of Australia.

15.04.20TTD 2020/01 – Harmonisation of alpha numeric route markers with Australian Standard AS 1742.15

This technical direction specifies the design requirements for alpha numeric route markers on wayfinding signs. The design changes bring NSW requirements into alignment with AS 1742.15:2019, Manual of uniform traffic control devices - Part 15: Direction signs, information signs and route numbering. 

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Updated technical documents

DateDocument referenceAmendment
01.06.20TSI-SP-065 – Luminaires for tunnel and underpass lightingIssue 2: Changes triggered by a Sydney Asset initiated review of IC-QA-R158 along with this specification (TSI-SP-065) and IC-DC-TS918 so that their interdependencies were aligned with each other, and coordinated by way of a Specification Review Committee (SRC) for Road Lighting and Tunnel and Underpass Lighting to oversee the changes. Additional minor amendments for clarity.
 27.05.20IC-QA-R57 – Design of reinforced soil wallsEd 2 Rev 10: Term "bridge abutment" replaced by "sill beam". Definition for sill beam reworded. Link to RMS approved RSW systems updated. Numerous clause updates.
27.05.20IC-QA-R58 – Construction of reinforced soil walls (Contractor's design)Ed 3 Rev 7: Link to RMS approved RSW systems updated. Numerous clause updates.
27.05.20IC-QA-R59 – Construction of reinforced soil walls (Principal's design)Ed 3 Rev 7: Link to RMS approved RSW systems updated. Numerous clause updates.
27.05.20IC-DC-R57 – Design of reinforced soil wallsEd 1 Rev 5: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R57 Ed 2/Rev 10. 
27.05.20IC-DC-R58 – Construction of reinforced soil walls (contractor's design) Ed 1 Rev 5: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R58 Ed 3/Rev 7.
21.05.20IC-QA-R143 – SignpostingEd 5 Rev 0: Requirements for lateral clearance and mounting height of signs to comply with AS 1742.2 added. Referenced documents updated.
21.05.20IC-DC-R143 – Signposting Ed 2 Rev 2: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification R143 Ed 5/Rev 2.
13.05.20IC-DC-R83 – Concrete Pavement BaseEd 2 Rev 2: Reference to Table 26 deleted. Application of incentive/deduction details deleted, as it is not relevant to D&C Contract. Table 26 on Pavement Roughness Categories deleted. Referenced documents updated.
06.05.20IC-QA-M3 – Routine ServicesEd 2  Rev 2: Tables under previous Clauses 7.10 and 7.11 combined together. Previous heading for Clause 7.11 deleted.  Subsequent clauses renumbered.
29.04.20IC-QA-M1 – General Maintenance RequirementsEd 6 Rev 1: "State Traffic" changed to "State Road Traffic".
21.04.20T631 – Wet coring of road construction materialsIssue 4: Updated test method title and reformatted template. Removed clauses relating to dry coring, refer to Transport for NSW test method T632. Added new clauses for concrete coring. Added new clause for references.
 21.04.20T632 – Dry coring of road construction materialsIssue 4: Updated test method title and reformatted template. Added new clauses to describe dry coring processes for bound materials. Added new clause for references. 
 07.04.20Pavement – Bicycle Path DesignEd 1 Rev 2: Various changes  
 03.04.20Typical Pavement ProfilesUpdated to be in line with revised standards and industry practice. 
  25.03.20 IC-QA-G022 – Work health and safety (construction works) Ed 6 Rev 2: Text showed in boxed text format changed to ordinary text format. Guidance Notes shown in boxed text format deleted changed to table nos. 
 25.03.20IC-QA-G024 – Work health and safety (non-construction works)  Ed 3 Rev 2: Text showed in boxed text format changed to ordinary text format. Guidance Notes shown in boxed text format deleted changed to table notes. 
 25.03.20IC-DC-G022 – Work health and safety (construction works) Ed 3 Rev 2: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification G22 Ed 6/Rev 2. 
Mar 2020IC-DC-C91-2 – Design and construct project deed – schedulesVarious updates and amendments.
Mar 2020IC-DC-C91-1 – Design and construct project deed – terms Ed 2 Rev 2: References to "RMS" changed to "TfNSW" or "Principal" (including related phrases starting with "RMS"); and- "days" changed to "Business Days" unless the context requires otherwise. Minor drafting clarifications and simplifications.
 24.10.19TSI-SP-033 – Standalone UPS for Roadside Devices  Issue 3: Updated to latest specification format, added requirement for 2 hour remaining battery runtime alarm output, added description of Re-synchronisation Mode in 4.3, added clarity to operation of Maintenance Bypass Switch in 4.3.6, added requirements for real-time clock, socket-outlet and audible emissions, humidity test to be conducted at 90%, all references to AS 62040 changed to reference AS 5715, convert to version 3.0 for publishing and release, convert logo and references from RMS to TfNSW.

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Withdrawn technical documents

DateDocument referenceLatest Reference
May 2020PN144 - Use of Geocentric Datum of Australia (GDA) Geospatial Datum Modernisation Policy
Apr 2020P-G-002 – Typical Pavement ProfilesWithdrawn due to the revised Pavement Standard Drawings – Typical Pavement Profiles

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