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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

    Stemming from previous WARRIP projects investigating fatigue design of granular pavements with thin asphalt surfacing and updating of Main Roads Engineering Road Note 9 Procedure for the Design of Road Pavements (2013), two different methods…

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