Activity report

New, updated and withdrawn technical documents.

New technical documents

DateDocument referenceSummary
08.06.21TSI-SP-084 - Communications Protocol for School Zone Alert SystemThis document describes the communications protocol to be used by TfNSW for control and monitoring of School Zone Alert Signs. This protocol is a text-based protocol that is designed to operate over an IP network using both TCP and UDP.
07.06.21Signposting Country Provides the requirements and recommendations on how and where to locate signs which promote Aboriginal language and culture on the NSW State Road network through Signposting Country signs.
07.06.21Signposting country - Appendix B – Intellectual Licence Property Deed This appendix provides a template Intellectual Property Licence Deed that is required for the artist to provide consent for use of their original artwork as part of an Acknowledgement of Country signage series.
07.06.21TSI-SP-083 - School zone alert zonesCovers the general requirements for School Zone Alert Signs. It covers: supply of a complete device including controller, able to communicate to the CMC; and multiple sign variants.
24.05.21Curve advisory speed assessment practice in NSWThis factsheet provides road safety practitioners with the rationale for the use of electronic accelerometer devices when determining curve advisory speeds on Transport for NSW (Transport) managed roads. Additionally, the factsheet provides a series of recommendations on the process for conducting network level curve audit surveys using such devices.

Updated technical documents

DateDocument referenceAmendment
09.06.21TSI-TG-010 – Submission Guide for ISLUSIssue 2: Add item 6.10 for ELV to align with TSI-SP-011 v7.0.
08.06.21TSI-TG-001 - Submission guide for variable message signsIssue 5: TSI-SP-008 v6.0 changed to v7.0, add corresponding items 4.2.2 and 5.7. Align workbook with methodology used in TSI-TG-010, Delete TS201, TSI-SP-003, TSI-SP-071 sheets - sheet 'TSI-SP-008 v6.0 will be used to cover those requirements.
07.06.21TSI-SP-008 - Variable message signsIssue 7: Add ELV variant option as item 5.7 Add safety in design approval requirement as item 4.2.2.
07.06.21TSI-SP-011 - Integrated speed limit and lane use signsIssue 7: Add ELV variant option at item 6.10. Minor updates to approval item 15.
03.06.21IC-QA-Q6 Quality Management System ( Type 6 )Ed 1 Rev 12 Changes: Minor editorial and formatting changes to Table A.1.
03.06.21IC-QA-Q2 Quality Management System (Type 2)Ed 1 Rev 8 Changes: Minor editorial and formatting changes to Table A.1
03.06.21IC-QA-Q4 Quality Management System (Type 2)Ed 2 Rev 10 Changes: Minor editorial and formatting changes to Table A.1
03.06.21IC-QA-Q3 Quality Management System (Type 3)Ed 3 Rev 10 Changes: Minor editorial and formatting changes to Table A.1
01.06.21IC-QA-NQ4 Guide to QA Specification Q4 - Quality Management System (Type 4)Ed 2 Rev 8 Changes: Minor formatting and editorial changes. Content updated to accord with associated documents.
11.03.21IC-QA-NQ6 Guide to QA Specification Q4 - Quality Management System (Type 6)Ed 1 Rev 9 Changes: Minor formatting and editorial changes. Content updated to accord with associated documents
09.03.21IC-QA-NQ3 Guide to QA Specification Q4 - Quality Management System (Type 3)Ed 3 Rev 8 Changes: Minor formatting and editorial changes. Content updated to accord with associated documents
25.05.21AS 1742.12:2017, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices – Part 12: Bus, transit, tram and truck lanes – Part 12Version 4.0: Updated supplement into new template including name change from RMS to Transport for NSW. Disclaimer added to clarify document intended audience. Include reference to TTD 2020/002 Bus Lane Delineation, List of approved retro reflective sheeting materials, QA Specification R143 – Signposting and Tram Only pavement marking standard drawings. Delete reference to TTD2017/002 Special purpose lanes for trams – signage and line marking, TTD2013/008 – Approved Retro-reflective Sheeting Materials for Road Signs and Illuminated Traffic Signs - Specification No. TSI-SP-072. Update signage and delineation departures.
24.05.21AS 1742.2:2009, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices – Part 2: Traffic control devices for general useVersion 3.1: Updated supplement into new template including name change from RMS to Transport for NSW and reference to new position titles. Disclaimer added to clarify document intended audience. Update S4.4.6.2 and Appendix F. Delete supplement to Table 5.1 and Table 5.2.
24.05.21Instructions for the use of portable variable message signsChanges: This document provides instructions for the use of portable variable message signs (VMS) on the NSW State Road network to ensure the health and safety of workers and all road users in accordance with relevant legislation, standards and guidelines. A portable VMS must not be deployed on the NSW State Road network unless it meets the requirements of this document.
21.05.21IC-QA-C2-GC21 RMS General Conditions Of ContractEd 2 Rev 20 Changes: Clauses 15, 79 and Contract Information item 15D: Amended to incorporate the requirements of the Aboriginal Procurement Policy and the NSW Government Procurement Board Direction Skills, training and diversity construction. Schedule 6: Update to Contractor Supporting Statement. Schedule 15: Update to Parent Company Guarantee.
21.05.21IC-QA-C017 Tender Form (Major Roadworks And Bridgeworks)Ed 2 Rev 44 Changes: Amended to reflect the NSW Government Procurement Board Direction - skills and training and diversity in Construction, Aboriginal Procurement Policy And Indigenous Employment and Supplier-Use Infrastructure Framework.
21.05.21IC-QA-C012 Request For Tenders Major Roadworks And BridgeworksEd 1 Rev 39 Changes: Various updates and amendments.
17.05.21BTD 2008/11 – Approved bridge components and systemsChanges: General updates
05.05.21IC-DC-G4 – TfNSW Site FacilitiesEd 2 Rev 3 Changes: Updated to accord with base (non-D&C) Specification G4 Ed 2/Rev 3.
04.05.21IC-QA-G4 – Principal’s Project AccommodationEd 2 Rev 3 Changes: Optical fibre connection requirements updated.
29.04.21TSI-SP-049 Portable Traffic Signal SystemsIssue 2: Amendment to Issue 1 – addition of Boom Barrier Option
12.04.21IC-QA-TS200 – Register of ITS Field EquipmentEd 6 Rev 0 Changes: Add item to section A1.2.
March 2021Noise Wall Design GuidelineThis updated guideline, published as part of the Beyond the Pavement initiative, addresses the issue of noise wall design and its effect on the community, customers and landscape of NSW. TfNSW has a commitment to good infrastructure design, including the element of noise walls along its transport corridors. This document sets down objectives, principles and detailed guidelines that will lead to well designed and cost-effective noise walls.
March 2021AS 1742, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control DevicesChanges: Updated supplement to new template, includes name change from RMS to Transport for NSW. Addition of disclaimer to clarify document intended audience.
30.03.21AS 1742.6:2014 – Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices – Part 6: Tourist and service signsVersion 3.1 Includes update of primary reference documents.

Withdrawn technical documents

DateDocument referenceSummary
24.05.21TTD 2017/002 - Special purpose lanes for trams – signage and line markingRefer to AS 1742.12:2017, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices – Part 12: Bus, transit, tram and truck lanes – Part 12

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