Australian Capital Territory

Road barriers in the Australian Capital Territory are the responsibility of the Territory and Municipal Services Directorate (TAMS).

Newbridge Civil Pty Ltd always supplies road safety barrier systems in accordance to AS/NZS 3845:2015 – Road Safety Barrier Systems and Devices (Road Safety Barrier Systems) and AS/NZS 3845.2:2017 – Road Safety Barrier Systems and Devices (Road Safety Devices). For barriers in ACT, NewGuardrail also supplies in accordance to the document: “design standards for TASM infrastructure fences, guardrails and barriers”. These barriers require approval by Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) NSW, before usage in the ACT. For details regarding the systems and devices which TASM have assessed and consider acceptable for use, can be found on the RMS NSW website.

Relevant Sites

Territory and Municipal Services Directorate

Roads and Maritime Services NSW

Relevant Documents

AS/NZS 3845.1:2015 – Road Safety Barrier Systems and Devices (Road Safety Barrier Systems)

AS/NZS 3845.2:2017 – Road Safety Barrier Systems and Devices (Road Safety Devices)

Design Standards for TASM Infrastructure Fences, Guardrails and Barriers

Austroads – Guide to Road Design Part 6: Roadside Design, Safety and Barriers – 2010