Award for Environmental Sustainability in the Highways Sector 2017

The Award for Environmental Sustainability in the Highways Sector 2017 will be awarded to an organisation, highway authority or partnership that is able to demonstrate consideration of environmental issues within a project. The project should improve sustainability in the highway environment such as: carbon footprint reduction; local environmental benefits; sustainable material use; reduction of CO2 plus involve community liaison and consultation.

  • What is the approach to sustainability within the organisation?
  • Provide evidence of the tangible benefits of the initiative or product and the predicted benefits for the future including cost savings.
  • What were the challenges met in developing the initiative or product?
  • Describe the process for monitoring the outcomes and details of the overall future impact on the environment.

Entry is open from 3rd April 2017 until 23rd June 2017

Enter here

2016 winners

M25 J30/A13 Corridor Relieving Congestion Scheme

The M25 J30/A13 road sweeper water treatment facility offers a sustainable, near zero waste solution to managing road sweepings onsite.

Judges’ comment:

A successful scheme to release congestion and improve access to local markets. An excellent solution to a frequent problem

2016 runners up

TRIZ Initiative

Virtual Emissions Monitor (VEM)

A30 Dual Carriageway Across Bodmin Moor




* The online entry system for this year's Highways Awards is now live – entry deadline is Friday 23rd June 2017 *