201 Publications

Monitoring and modelling landslides in Scotland

1 Mar 2018

Landslides can cause potentially costly damage and disruption to Scottish road infrastructure. This report builds on previous work on debris flows in Scotland.

SRRB – Final Assessment of Geometric Layout of Type A Lay-bys

1 Mar 2018

The purpose of this study is to investigate the implications related to changing the geometry, in particular the layout on both the merge and diverge tapers as a result of increasing the segregation island width. The findings should provide benefit not just for the A9 Dualling project, but for lay-by designs on the whole trunk road network.

Star Path: Photo Luminescent Road Markings: Trial Study

1 Mar 2018

The aim of this study is to follow on from suggestions given in the ‘X-Route’ report and the CH2MHILL ‘Glowing Roads’ study, to research, trial and evaluate the viability of a glow in the dark strategy as an improvement to active travel routes in Scotland.

Borders Railway Year 2 Evaluation – Main Report

26 Feb 2018

The aim of this research was to complete a repeat of the Stage 1 Evaluation two years after the re-opening of the Borders Railway

Borders Railway Year 2 Evaluation – Headline Findings Report

26 Feb 2018

The primary aim of this research is to build upon the results of the Stage 1 Evaluation (completed in 2016) and further develop understanding of the extent to which the Borders Railway is on track to meet its Investment Objectives

Cost Benchmarking - Phase 2

23 Feb 2018

This report is a follow-up to the report titled Cost Benchmarking - Phase 1 Final Report, dated 31 July 2017, which primarily looked at establishing annual Baseline Unit Costs (BUCs) for ten different carriageway treatments carried out by Scottish Local Authorities.

Site Proximity Warning Systems

15 Feb 2018

Scottish Road Research Board (SRRB) commissioned an investigation into how safety on road construction projects can be improved using site proximity warning systems (PWS). These systems use innovative technology to create safe working environments by reducing the risk of accidental collisions between plant/ site vehicles and operatives as well as valuable assets.

STAG Technical Database

31 Jan 2018

Detailed guidance on the methodology and reporting structure to be used when completing a STAG appraisal

Call for Evidence: Summary Report - January 2018 - Research and Evidence Working Group - National Transport Strategy Review

30 Jan 2018

A summary of responses to the Call for Evidence for the National Transport Strategy Review

Dealing with coal tar bound arisings

9 Jan 2018

Second and more detailed phase of research study to produce updated national guidance for all roads authorities and statutory undertakers on to deal safely and cost effectively with tar bound arisings.

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