A new Australian Standard 1742.3:2019 Manual of uniform traffic control devices Traffic control for works on roads, was released on 11 December 2019.
This Standard specifies the principles relating to the devices for the control of traffic for works on roads. It specifies the traffic control measures and devices to be used to warn, instruct and guide road users in the safe negotiation of work sites on roads including unsealed roads and footpaths. The principles may also be appropriate for work on shared paths and bicycle paths. It is applicable to traffic guidance schemes for road and bridge construction and maintenance sites, works associated with other public utilities and services, or any other activities which cause interference or obstruction to the normal use of a road or path by any road user.
A copy of new standard can be purchased here.
In addition to the new AS1742.3 being released, Austroads have also released the new 10-Part Austroads Guide to Temporary Traffic Management (AGTTM). Read more.