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What is the WARRIP?

The Western Australian Road Research Innovation Program (WARRIP) is a co-operative research initiative between Main Roads Western Australia (Main Roads) and the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) that reflect a strategic commitment to research and development, technology transfer and capability development. The WARRIP aims to deliver innovative, sustainable, and cost-saving solutions for road infrastructure projects throughout Western Australia via the successful implementation of the research findings from this program.

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  • Project Status: In Progress

    In Western Australia, full-depth asphalt (FDA) pavements are provisioned primarily in metropolitan heavy traffic volume/load applications. Recent observations by Main Roads suggest these pavements may be subject to premature deterioration due to moisture ingress. While…

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  • Project Status: In Progress

    The Western Australian road network still contains many timber bridges comprising Jarrah and Wandoo piles that have been in operation for more than 60 years. Despite their age, these structures are typically sound apart from…

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