Calculating the Cost of Road Wear

WALGA has produced a User Guide and accompanying technical guidance to assist Local Governments to quantify the cost of additional wear and damage to affected sealed roads for a defined freight task - Read more here.

Operational Responsibility for Public Roads in WA

WALGA, in partnership with Main Roads WA (MRWA) and the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia WA (IPWEA), has developed a draft interface agreement - Read more here.

Pavement Marking and Signs

Main Roads WA has prepared delivery process diagrams for the installation of new pavement markings and the reinstatement of pavement markings in the Metropolitan area - Read more here.

Roads 2030 Regional Road Development Strategies

Roads 2030 documents a strategic review of regionally significant Local Government roads and the development strategies for them - Read more here.

Report on Local Government Road Assets and Expenditure

The annual Local Government Road Asset and Expenditure Report provides a comprehensive analysis of the investment on WA roads - Read more here.

Regional Road Groups

There are ten Regional Road Groups (RRG) in WA, established under the State Road Funds to Local Government Agreement which is overseen by a State Advisory Committee (SAC) - Read more here.

Guidelines and Specifications for Residential Crossovers

The document comprises guidelines for the planning, design and construction of residential crossovers. The Guide represents a consolidation of current Local Government standard guidelines and specifications. The Guide will provide an opportunity to encourage a consistent approach across the Local Government sector. Local Governments may adopt the Guide in its entirety or as a framework with amendments to reflect local circumstances.  The document can be found here.

The Use of Recycled Materials for Pavements in Western Australia

A working group from the Western Australian Pavements Group has produced a paper that documents the latest innovations and developments on the use of recycled materials for road pavements in Western Australia. The paper was published in the Australian Geomechanics Journal, Volume 52: No 1, March 2017. A copy can be viewed here.