The shortlist for this year’s Highways Awards is as follows:
Stafford Western Access Route
– Flood Compensation Works
Carillion Morgan Sindall Joint Venture
R&W Civil Engineering
The R&W Way
IKO Permatrack and the Carbon Offsetting Project
Metrobus Contract D
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.
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.
A successful scheme to release congestion and improve access to local markets. An excellent solution to a frequent problem
2016 runners up
Virtual Emissions Monitor (VEM)
A30 Dual Carriageway Across Bodmin Moor