The information below is intended to reflect the preferred practice of Main Roads Western Australia ("Main Roads"). Main Roads reserves the right to update this information at any time without notice. If you have any questions or comments please contact Joseph Filia by e-mail or on (08) 9323 4151.
Design and documentation requirements are based on Main Roads standard drawings, guidelines, specifications and technical criteria as defined via the project design brief to address the specifics of the project scope, commitments and location.
For guidance on the typical project processes including design review and list of codes, design guides and reference materials refer to Typical Project Processes.
Design and Drawing PresentationFor design and drawing presentation standards refer to Design and Drawing Presentation.
Standard drawings (contract, guideline and presentation)For examples of the drawing presentation standard accepted by Main Roads refer to Main Roads Presentation Drawings.
For segmental (brick) paving details refer to Main Roads standard drawings 200331-154, 200331-155 and 200331-156, and Main Roads standard Specification 505, Segmental paving.
For guideline drawings on typical landscaping treatments within the maintenance and road edge zone refer to Main Roads Guidelines Drawings under Landscaping Treatments.
For guideline drawings on revegetation refer to Main Roads Guidelines Drawings under Revegetation.
GuidelinesAll vegetation is placed in accordance with the Main Roads guideline Vegetation placement within the road reserve to ensure clear sightlines and lateral setbacks from the roadway.
The Main Roads guideline Visual Screens within the Road Reserve provides guidance on visual screens within road reserves managed by Main Roads Western Australia (Main Roads).
The Main Roads guideline Revegetation Planning and Techniques provides general information, and guidance on project planning and detail on techniques.
The Main Roads guideline on Topsoil Management provides guidance on best practice in the management of site vegetation and topsoil to help achieve the best outcomes for project revegetation works.
SpecificationsRelevant technical specifications 300 series are available on the Main Roads website Specifications 300 series
Specific requirements for a project location are defined using Main Roads design briefs as templates.
For a typical road project the Standard Design Brief is customised to define the requirements including revegetation and landscaping.
For major projects the standard Scope of Works & Technical Criteria (SWTC) document is customised to define the specific requirements, given the project scope, commitments and location.
The Landscape Design brief defines the landscape design and documentation requirements for standard projects.
The Visual Impact Assessment brief defines the requirements to assess and report on visual impacts associated with road work projects.
The Project Revegetation Plan brief defines the requirements to prepare a revegetation plan report, for standard projects, using a Project Revegetation Plan template.