Terms of use - design reference documents



Transport for NSW Design Reference Documents are policy documents within the meaning of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) (GIPA Act) and these documents are accordingly made available to you pursuant to Section 6 (1) of the GIPA Act.

Consistent with the GIPA Act, the purposes for which these documents have been made available for inspection by you are:

  • To satisfy Transport for NSW's obligation under Section 6 (1) of the GIPA Act to make our policy documents available for inspection and purchase by members of the public, and
  • To ensure that you, as a member of the public who may be affected by the operation of this document, have access to the document.

The Design Reference Documents were developed by Transport for NSW to set minimum design standards and provide guidance to designers of Transport for NSW-funded infrastructure including roadworks and bridgeworks.

If you use these documents for any purpose which is not consistent with the above you do so at your own risk. Transport for NSW accepts no liability whatsoever arising from use of the Design Reference Documents for a specific design. You must carry out all necessary works and checks to ensure that the design will perform as required.

Transport for NSW makes no representations or warranty that the Design Reference Documents have been prepared with reasonable care and does not assume a duty of care to you. Transport for NSW has no responsibility to inform you of any matter coming to Transport for NSW's notice which may affect the quality of the Design Reference Documents in any way. You may print a copy of the Design Reference Documents for your own purposes and use them as the basis for designs for Transport for NSW-funded infrastructure.

The information provided on this website is made available electronically for your convenience. Transport for NSW does not warrant or represent that this website is free from any computer virus, defect or contamination. All information contained on this website is copyright material, vested in or licensed to Transport for NSW and if used for design purposes its Transport for NSW source must be acknowledged on the relevant drawing or other design documentation.

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