Technical standards, guidelines and specifications

The following links provide designers, planners, project managers and asset maintainers’ technical information for project use. The standards, guidelines and specifications provide information and processes that apply for NT Government infrastructure and civil assets.

The information may be freely used in other contexts at the user's risk.

  • Civil construction materials testing
    Test methods and codes of practice for sampling and testing materials.
  • Civil standard drawings
    Civil standard drawing register, current and previous civil standard plans and drawings for bridges, civil, electrical, project signs, structural, traffic.
  • Environmental management
    Standard specifications for environmental management, contractor’s environmental management plan (CEMP), and other information regarding environmental management.
  • Road design standards
    Standards that set out the requirements for road design on Northern Territory controlled roads and civil infrastructure.
  • Road development guidelines
    Guidelines that set out the requirements for third-party developers when developments connect to Northern Territory Government road corridors.
  • Road safety audits
    Information on road safety audits.
  • Road safety barriers
    Information about nominal standards for road safety barrier systems.
  • Road surfacing standards
    Standards that set out the requirements for road surfacing on Northern Territory controlled roads and civil infrastructure.
  • Technical records
    Request forms, manual and title block templates, drawing numbers, and other information related to construction of government-owned buildings in the Territory.
  • Technical specifications
    Standard specifications for buildings, roads, environmental management, recycled crushed glass, commercial clauses.

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