There are 2 Phases in the Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project.
Pilot Phase - the pilot tests the asset assessment principles with pilot councils and jurisdictions.
Round 1 - Round 1 will roll out to a larger number of councils based on adjustments made from the Pilot Phase.
During both phases, we are seeking information from both Road Managers and Transport Operators about road assets that would benefit from an engineering assessment. For example, a bridge with restricted for OSOM movements or a culvert that is on a road connecting to the local heavy vehicle network.
The Australian Government provided the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) with more than $8 million in funding to assist road managers with the assessment of important infrastructure assets, like bridges and culverts. A better understanding of these assets on key local government heavy vehicle routes will improve heavy vehicle access across Australia.
The Strategic Local Government Asset Assessment Project (SLGAAP) was established in September 2019 and will complete its final implementation activities by the end of June 2021.
The intended outcomes of the national project are: